Ink sketch and watercolour on Amedeo 200gsm
(My apologies, but the format of this sketch does not make a good Card.)
A depiction of a ‘windpomp’ (windmill) in the Karoo. They are such a part of our countryside here in South Africa and they play a specially important part in dry areas like the Karoo where both humans and animals are very dependent on them for water.
These windmills extract the life blood of the earth and it is usually poured into a cement dam close-by the windpomp. Many farm children swim in these cement dams on sweltering days and I have seen flocks of Egyptian Geese taking a quick, cool dip on their way to somewhere.
13th June 2012 – FEATURED in “Quality Art & Photography”
14th June 2012 – FEATURED in Afrikaans
22nd June 2012 – FEATURED in “African Art & Photography”
12th October 2012 – FEATURED IN “Women Painters”
8th July 2014 – Placed in the TOP 10 of the challenge Paaie in Suid-Afrika / Roads in South Africa in “Afrikaans”