Hi. I’m Tracy Algar.

I live and work in the breathtakingly beautiful village of Stanford in the Overberg region of South Africa.

My tools of choice are a 4B pencil and cartridge paper for sketching, and oil paint and hog bristle brushes for painting.

I love painting outdoors, from life.

In my current series I am following the threads that connect me to this landscape, and weaving new ones to solidify the bond.

Tracy Algar - South African Landscape Artist

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Painting Sessions @ Egret and the Owl Book Café

Painting Sessions @ Egret and the Owl Book Café

I'm pleased to announce that a series of six painting sessions will be starting next week Monday. The sessions will cover the painting fundamentals of value, colour and composition, and will include painting exercises in a sketchbook (or work on loose sheets if you...

The 100 Day Project (the first 10 days)

The 100 Day Project (the first 10 days)

I kept it simple for the first 10 days. A sketchbook and a 4B pencil. Some days I sat on a bench and one day I sat in my car. My subject for the duration of the 100 days is the Klein River, that runs past the village I live in.  [dss_masonry_gallery...