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Vincent and Douglas by JolanteHesse

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Charcoal, 48×38cm
My father (with the monocle) and his broadcasting partner – Vincent Hesse and Douglas Laws.
In the 60’s, before TV arrived in South Africa, they were radio broadcasting partners on a South African radio show, Springbok Radio. The were both a bit crazy…
From a tiny press photograph.

Some years ago I survived a serious attack on my life. During the year of recovery, I did two drawings and found the activity both calming and exciting.
I am studying under Leon Fourie.
I have simplified my life completely and now paint full time.

Art for me, is an intensely personal expression of how I appreciate and perceive life and people.

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  • billfox256
    billfox256about 3 years ago

    This is really excellent work!!!! You are very talented!!!! Bill

  • Thank you so much!

    – JolanteHesse

  • agnès trachet
    agnès trachetabout 3 years ago

    super drawing!the expressions are great!

  • Many thanks agnes!

    – JolanteHesse

  • wormink
    worminkabout 3 years ago

    charcoal is an excelent medium this is great

  • Thank you so much!

    – JolanteHesse

  • Redviolin
    Redviolinabout 3 years ago

    Excellent expressive work

  • I appreciate your commenting, thank you!

    – JolanteHesse

  • buttonpresser
    buttonpresserabout 3 years ago

    Lovely work


  • Thank you so much Dave!

    – JolanteHesse

  • Helenka
    Helenkaabout 3 years ago

    Excellent artwork, Jolante !!!!

  • Hi Helenka, thanks so much for your kind comment and for the !!!!

    – JolanteHesse

  • Lynn Hughes
    Lynn Hughesabout 3 years ago

    lovely study Jolante

  • Thanks so much Lynn!

    – JolanteHesse

  • CrismanArt
    CrismanArtabout 3 years ago

    Excellent character expression, Jolante! First class!!! You truly put your heart into the line work and light/shadow effects. Bravo to YOU! With compliments from Christiane

  • Many thanks Christiane, I appreciate this comment very much!

    – JolanteHesse

  • sure2010
    sure2010about 3 years ago

    Drawn it beautifully…love it

  • Thanks so very much!

    – JolanteHesse

  • seppi
    seppiabout 3 years ago

    wonderfully expressive Jolante..

  • Many thanks seppi!

    – JolanteHesse

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