Watercolour on 300gm Arches 180x280mm
When I work in Lesotho I like to take a side-road to the main road back to Bloemfontein. A pretty drive on a dirt road to the town of Ladybrand. In August last year I found a termite mound next to the road and painted this painting.
In February this year I did further work in Lesotho and on my return found the same termite mound and did a watercolour of the same scene. But in Summer. It had been a difficult time and it was wonderful to sit listening to larks and the sighing breeze. And here is what I did:
Here is my termite mound:
Here is my sketch:
And here is my first wash: