latest updates: Africa
“Bushman Rock Paintings”
Ancient Bushman paintings like these can be seen in many parts of South Africa, especially in the Drakensberg mountains. The Bushmen, or San, are thought to have been the first modern human inhabitants of Southern Africa. Only a few thousand survive today, living mostly in the desert regions. Their art tells of their ancient lives, with particular emphasis on hunting and the animals around them.
The Bushmen are a hunting and gathering people of the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa. There are many interesting aspects of their culture, but their connection with the natural world is mostly expressed through their rock art and healing/trance dances. The healing dances and the Bushmen’s rock art are both central to the Bushmen’s way of life, and through them we can learn a lot about their lives.
Watercolour done in my Moleskine Watercolour Sketch-book – 8″ x 5″
I haven’t posted anything in awhile because the end of the semester and finals took up all my time but now its summer and I’m free! Here’s one inspired by the Life nature documentary. Watercolor
I always wanted to go to Africa. Why because theres so much to see. Sort of like the Endless Summer movie have you seen that one. Those guys had a blast. This scene has an elephant with some people on it and to the right you can barely make a lion near the log.
3.5″ x 11″ Watercolor and pen