Paintings in the post sunflower 902

Mother Nature is a wonderful teacher… Did you know that sunflowers always turn their heads towards the sun and grow towards the light? A friend told me the other day that in the sunflower fields when there is no sun they turn to face and grow towards one another. WOW! We can learn a lot from sunflowers!…

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Paintings in the post 901

The protea has long been a symbol of rebirth and beauty. It has mythological associations to change and transformation and symbolizes courage and diversity. The protea has been known to emerge from wildfire with extravagant colours. The dormant buds survive wildfires only to emerge stronger. Their root system allows them to survive even the toughest…

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Paintings in the post by Heidi Shedlock

My Mum-in-law, Jean Shedlock turned 83 this week. That needs celebrating.  Happy birthday love and wishes to a special lady! She is fortunately fit and healthy but has had to have shoulder surgery recently. This meant that due to Covid restrictions we have been unable see her, unable to celebrate, give birthday hugs or even…

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Well since I last shared a Paintings in the Post, here in South Africa we have gone back into level 4 lockdown. Damn Covid. While I definitely don’t want to get into any debate about vaccines,  masks, lockdowns and all the other heated debates that go around (they have me feeling rather exhausted), I do…

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It’s Winter! Although in some northern parts Durban’s winter may be considered Summer! But by Durban’s standards we had a rather cold patch a while ago and so I salvaged the last of the garden roses thinking that was them DONE and ready for winter pruning.  But Mother Nature is most generous with her bounty!…

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We had a celebration in our house this week and that meant donuts! And some extra special ones too…LOVE YOU donuts! Because how can donuts and love you not be in the same sentence right….? So I’m sending a little donut love your way too! Because we all need an extra little lovin’…and we often…

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A little Iceberg rose in a shot glass…It’s been freezing cold in Durban…well as freezing cold as Durban ever gets. Durban winter wear can often be a thin woolen item over your summer dress! But we have had snow on the KZN Drakensberg mountains which means a beautiful unusual cold spell. Durbanites are pulling out every scarf, pair…

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This little painting was actually painted a few weeks ago now as a demo when filming for Creative Community Studio, my online membership to support other artists and help them thrive. I didn’t share it in the week it was painted because the video hadn’t yet launched in our community platform. The demo I was filming…

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It has been a month of celebrating! We have had a 20th birthday, an 18th birthday, a few other family birthdays and I’ve celebrated a  Paintings in the post sale which was so well supported by all my collectors – THANK YOU! My love language when I want to show someone that I care (besides…

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