Artist overcomes through art

She now lives in Sunland – halfway between Kirkwood and Addo – and said the country life is depicted in much of her artwork.

Firewood depicts a lady carrying twigs on her back and another piece depicts a family going to town via donkey cart.

“Each of my paintings has a story. Bo-Kaap of old – Cape Town depicts the Malay quarter from years ago while Bo-Kaap in new dress – Cape Town is as you would see it today with the sky-rises peaking over the colourful houses,” Moolman said. Many of the paintings depict life in the Bay. Halliday’s On the street where I lived Fort St Central captures the tree lined street with sunlight streaming through the leaves.

This painting and Grand old Fig St George’s Park have three dimensional looks to them.

Halliday pays meticulous attention to detail and captivates the scenic beauty of the landscape.

McWilliams, who is inspired by anything she sees, has been drawing since she could hold a pen and later became a commercial artist for an advertising company in Johannesburg.

“My husband was asked to open a factory in PE years ago when [biblical] Moses was a young boy,” McWilliams joked.

“I told him I did not want to come here but now I love it

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