1. A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.
    ~ Sophia Loren

A typical forgotten barbed-wire fence on a farm in South Africa.

W&N watercolour on Bockingford 300gsm – no preliminary sketching

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I am a watercolorist living on my little piece of African soil in Tarlton, Gauteng, South Africa. The inspiration for my art is the wonderfully rich variety of Fauna and Flora to be found throughout this beautiful country.
“There is a fine line between dreams and reality; it’s up to you to draw it.”

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  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallabout 3 years ago

    Love the quote!! Love the depth in your lovely painting too!

  • Smile! thanks a lot Liz!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • almaalice
    almaaliceabout 3 years ago

    That is alright for Sophia Loren to say, some of us are very grateful for a bit of obstruction. Love the image Maree. Alma xx

  • Ha ha ha ha! Oh, how I agree! Gone are the days of tight, sheer or skimpy outfits! Thanks a lot Alma!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Anne Sainz
    Anne Sainzabout 3 years ago

    Great job on this. Even more impressive when I see you did no preliminaryh sketching.

  • Ah Anne, thanks for that, appreciate your lovely comment!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • WoolleyWorld
    WoolleyWorldabout 3 years ago

    love your quote Maree and the watercolour!

  • Smile! Thanks a lot Maree!

    – Maree Clarkson

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