A South African Artist’s Blog

Plein Air Landscape Painting in the beautiful Overberg.

Simplify The Landscape

Simplify The Landscape

Thursday 18th & Friday 19th April 2024Fork & Farm, Stanford Two-day plein air landscape painting workshop. For this workshop, we will be...

Lands Cape

Lands Cape

Friday 28th July 3 – 6 pm
Saturday 29th July 10 am – 1 pm

Value Studies

Value Studies

Why value studies are such an important part of my process. Value, put simply, is how light or how dark something is. It's one of the most important...

Inspiration

Inspiration

How I find inspiration, and on working en plein air. I live in a BIG dramatic landscape that includes the Kleinrivier (Little River),...

2023: Baardskeerdersbos Art Route

2023: Baardskeerdersbos Art Route

One of my artist bucket list items is being ticked off this year. I've been invited to exhibit with Jan and Sue Vingerhoets at their farm gallery at...

New Painting: Kleinrivier #1

New Painting: Kleinrivier #1

© Tracy Algar, Kleinrivier #1. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cm.My favourite view of the KleinrivierI live closer to the river now than I did before. The...

Up The Lane, a Stanford village view

Up The Lane, a Stanford village view

Up The Lane, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cmExploring a Stanford village viewThis Stanford village view is a bit different, not featuring the mountains,...