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W&N watercolour on Bockingford 300gsm
Geraniums in a pot on my patio (Tarlton, Gauteng, South Africa)

‘Observe yon sweet geranium flower.
How straight upon its stalk it stands,
And tempts our violating hands,
Whilst the soft bud, as yet outspread,
Hangs down its pale declining head.
Yet soon as it is ripe to blow,
the stems shall rise, the head shall glow.’

Extract from ‘The Geranium’ by  RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN

6th January 2013 – SOLD 2 Greeting Cards to a lovely RedBubbler – thank you Karen!
10th August 2014 – SOLD 1 medium Throw pillow – thank you to the buyer!

Throw pillow

  1. 27th December 2012 – FEATURED in Exceptional Everyday Women
  2. 21st July 2013 – FEATURED in Tools


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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.
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  • green0pencil
    green0pencilabout 3 years ago

    very beautiful

  • Thank you Green0!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallabout 3 years ago

    Superb!! Love, love, love it!!!

  • Wow! Thank you Liz! Also for that fav, appreciate that!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • maggie326
    maggie326about 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Maree love it

  • That’s wonderful Maggie, thanks for the fav, appreciate that!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful work, Maree!

  • Thanks ever so much Dottie, appreciate that fav as well!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Anne Sainz
    Anne Sainzabout 3 years ago

    Very nice Maree.

  • Thanks SO much Anne!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • almaalice
    almaaliceabout 3 years ago

    Lovely image Maree, delightfully tolerant plants in this country, only the frost kills them off. Alma x

  • Thank you alma! Yeah, in winter my bathroom and laundry looks like a hothouse with all the many plants I have to bring in. The ‘black’ frost we get here in Tarlton is a real killer.

    – Maree Clarkson

  • RGHunt
    RGHuntover 1 year ago


  • Thanks ever so much RG, appreciate the fav!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • CRose
    CRoseover 1 year ago

    Congratulations on a well-deserved Feature!
    Your Host: CRose 12-27-12

  • this is so great CRose! Thank you for the feature, a lovely honour!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Madalena Lobao-Tello
    Madalena Lobao...over 1 year ago

    Great work, love how you have done this!!!

  • Thanks ever so much Madalena, appreciate the fav!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsabout 1 year ago

    Featured on 21.7.2013

  • This is wonderful! Thank you for the feature Karen, much appreciated!

    – Maree Clarkson

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