Heartbeat of Africa This weekend at the Pretty Things Market at Gabrielskloof in Botrivier. Precious metals from the South African Earth combined with naturally bonded Kalahari sand. Model: Abigail Portraiture: Herman van Bon
He who waits for a taxi in rural South Africa can wait a long, long time
Composite image of a hitchhiker across the street. Added are two sculptures of local artist Uhlrich Riek (right) and the ‘astronaut’ in the rocket is recycle artist Jan Vingerhoets. The rocket I assembled of different parts of scrap metal which Herman pictured in and around his workshop. Limited edition run of 50 prints each size only Prints are produced using GicléeFineArt process to retain tonality and hue on archival paper that ensures longevity on HahnemühlePhoto Rag 308 gsm paper.
This coming weekend (14-16 December) on show during the Pretty Things Market at Gabrielskloof in Botrivier. Handmade jewellery from Napier made of Sterling Silver, natural bonded earth and recycled plumbing material. All treasures of the South African Earth.
The majority of my customers are not young except from heart. At least 75% is older than 40 and the oldest one I ever sold a piece to was 97! Today I had two women in my gallery who are well above 60 and they decided to spoil themselves. Good for the business but it’s […]
16, 17 And 18 November we both exhibit in the Art Centre in Greyton during the Greyton Art Walk.
Yvonne de Wit will display her wide range of jewellery and launch ‘The Map of Africa’
Herman van Bon will show a few close-up wildlife photographs, some budget friendly landscape pictures (in passe-partout) of the Overberg region in the Western Cape plus offers (unframed) prints (approx 25×18 cm) of his photo-graphics.
Even before the first series was ready they were all sold. Now Yvonne is busy making the second series of the ‘Map of Africa’. Handmade (so the shapes may differ a little bit) of brass combined with Sterling Silver. Choice of numerous earth colours; the one in the picture is black earth sourced in Kwa Zulu Natal.