“Happiness is as a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, my alight upon you.” Nathaniel Hawthorne Summer in South Africa. ART: Oil A paletteknife painting, oil. (on an x-raysheet, can be framed) . 35 × 43 cm. Original SOLD. I painted a similar picture a few years ago: Summer , but then I used a brush. This paletteknife painting was inspired by the fact that I sold a card of Summer this morning! It gave me so much joy! (2 Febr. 2012. ) FEATURED in Country Bumpkin 4 Febr. 2012. FEATURED in Retired and Happy 10 March 2012. FEATURED in Explore 13 April 2014. FEATURED in From the Heart 4 September 2014.