W&N watercolour on Aqua 300gsm
Blue gum trees dressed in their summer finery on our smallholding in Tarlton, Gauteng, South Africa.

Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people. For those few months, you’re not required to be who everyone thinks you are, you can be grateful and easy, with no eyes on you, and no past. Summer just opens the door and lets you out……
― unknown

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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  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsalmost 2 years ago

    We’re just getting into winter now Maree and you’ve made me just sick yearning for summer to return. Love the Blue Gums.

  • Aren’t we just SO impatient and fickle Jim?! Some summers, when the temps are way up in the 30C’s, I wish for winter again! Glad you like it, thanks a lot!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallalmost 2 years ago

    Trees, my favourite objects! Yes for summer!!

  • I say YES too!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Linda Jackson
    Linda Jacksonalmost 2 years ago

    Time passages Maree, no snow yet this year, but leaves are pretty much gone, very pretty, thanks for sharing!

  • Thank you very much Linda!

    – Maree Clarkson

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