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Showing posts with label Smalltown FreeState. Show all posts

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Sustainability at De Oude Huize Yard

The veggies in the first section is doing so good and everything is looking happy. The second section is now also planted. More on the the blog spot
https://deoudehuizeyard.wordpress.com/2017/11/02/de-oude-huize-yard-an-eco-friendly-establishment/

Monday, 7 September 2015

A day filled with color and joy



We believe that you can approach any piece of art with boundaries or rules.
I think respect is a very important thing, but we discover as we go along the way and that is really important. 
Thanks to Theunis for this very special photo of their home
We had the wonderful opportunity to visit Thelmi and Theunis at the home in Harrismith. 
The home has no definite areas for office or art gallery or art studio 
Their story is shared by the host of De Oude Huize Yard
The welcoming committee in the garden 
Thelmi arrives with coffee and rusks 
All the little details in the garden 
A wonderful walk in the garden 
An Aloe against the wall
A special painting on the stoep 
The color enriched entrance
Lemoene vye en skilderye (Orange figs and paintings)
The dinning room where there is an beautiful white Wedge wood display 
A special painting with a text from a poem "Halwe Engel" written by Breyten Breytenbach 
Thelmi's studio and look-out for the angle in the wardrobe
Angles in Thelmi's paintings 
Creativity takes courage.” 
Henri Matisse 
The courtyard is filled with surprises
A painting of a wind pumps matches the curtains in the kitchen 
Laatnag kuier - Late night visit 
Self-Portrait by Willem Pretorius 
To be an artist is to believe in life.”
Henry Moore 
The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.Piet Mondrian 
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life 
Pablo Picasso 
This map measure distance in the traveling time on horseback 
The ever presence of Platberg 
What moves men of genius, or rather what inspires their work, is not new ideas,
but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough
 

Eugene Delacroix 
To soon it is time to leave 
A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree; or draw a child by studying the outlines of its form merely but by watching for a time his motions and plays, the painter enters into his nature and can then draw him at every attitude…