Author Archives: Ana Pereira De Vlieg


Wendy Van Huyssteen ” Peace Filled” oil on canvas Restoring light, Light within, Church light, Peace filled light are all good titles for this painting that beckons the viewer to stop in their fast paced tracks and dwell a little in this space. For Wendy Van Huyssteen this was indeed the reason she painted and […]… Read More »

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Green fields fall upon Virginia Preparatory School Today was my only daughters last day at Virginia Preparatory School. As I painted this for the headmaster Mr Wayne Bannister, I pondered on the meaning of this for me, for her, for us all as a family. A chapter closes on a part of youth and opens […]… Read More »

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A memorial memory of Pete Ferraz

Should I rather say that Pete’s spirit lives on…. After the recent death of the founder of Splashy Fen, we found ourselves drawn to attend the memorial service of a man who had become very much a presence in our lives. My husband and I journeyed the road trip from Durban to the farm of […]… Read More »

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The horses of past have come and gone and onward I trot to new pastures.  Last night was the opening of the Durban Girls College Art exhibition. As guest speaker I tire of repeating my chats and decided to interview the 16 girls and glean an understanding of each girls heart . With that came […]… Read More »

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This magnificent horse was inspired by a photograph taken by Katherine Venniker. Very Rarely do I use another s photograph but this one I could not resist. A “Stud from Summerhill called Solskjaer”. The play on the letter “S” fitted in with the developing titles for the other little paintings exhibited at the moment at […]… Read More »

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