Unleash the creative juices

Our readers continue to keep themselves busy during the lockdown by creating and sharing some of the most beautiful art pieces. From frogs to cheetahs to elephants, the Constantiaberg Bulletin received a series of great drawings this

Andrea Stenson, from Bergvliet, finished her piece of a Malaysian Horned Frog on Sunday June 7.

The piece is for Andrea’s art project at school, she is a Grade 5 pupil at Springfield Convent School in Wynberg

Fiona Goldthorpe, from The Vines in Constantia specialises in large scale realistic graphite drawings.

Having not drawn in over 12 years, she picked up a pencil again in March 2019 to enter the Sanlam National Portraits Awards.

Her piece Farai made it through to the Top 40 out of thousands of entries.

Fiona then continued doing what she does best, creating her first piece during the lockdown period called The Majestic, a female tribal drawing.

“The bead-work being particularly intricate and tricky, certainly kept those hours ticking by!” she said.

The second piece she completed during lockdown was I Am Legend, a large scale realistic elephant piece based on a reference picture from British photographer David Yarrow.

And she just recently completed another piece, Out of the Darkness, which is a commission of a cheetah for a family in the UK who fell in love with Africa on their trip here last year.

To have your creations included in the next Bulletin, simply send us good quality photographs of your art, be it paintings, drawings or sculptures, along with a short description and the date on which it was created.

Please also let us know which area you are from.

You can also share a song or video you’ve created and we’ll choose the best ones to be published on our website.

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