Striated Skies No. 19 – Life is a Canvas

19. Life is a canvas

The picture inspiring this weeks Striated sky depicts the beautiful Hottentots-Hollands mountains from Delaire Graf Estate. The Estate is on the Helshoogte Road from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek. It is a stunning venue and the wine tasting that we did was spectacular… most definitely worth a visit. The picture which looks like a painting inspires the title which is Life is a Canvas. I have chosen this title as in life you are the artist and can choose the type of picture that you want to paint. Why not paint something beautiful just like the picture above!

52 Striated Skies Facebook Page

I have launched a 52 Striated Skies Facebook page in order to spread the awareness of the 52 Striated Skies Project. I urge you to take a look at the page and if you like what I am doing that you like the page and share it with your friends and family.


The goal of the 52 Striated skies Project is to exhibit the project in early 2016 in Cape Town. In conjunction with the exhibition I hope to sell the original canvas prints as well as a limited number of archival poster prints. I am going to need the help of all the people who enjoy my work in order to get to this goal.

Thank you to everyone who has liked my blog and posts over the first 14 pieces and I hope to grow the following even further.

Our Photo Hanger – The first from the Functioning Art Collection

I have a dream (well I actually have too many to count or write about) to make art that is functional. I have made many digital sketches and plan to try and create them to sell….one day…. and they will make me a millionaire (in Pounds – Sterling)….. and then I will be able to change the world 🙂

So here is the first creation which is the most simple, this was in fact Laurens idea. It consists of two canvases 2.5m X 0.3m connected to each other by plastic covered braided wire. The Photos are attached to the wire with Large paperclips.

Our New Photo Frame built by Kevin and Lauren