© Tracy Algar, Kleinrivier 2. Oil on cradled plywood, 33 x 20 cm.
© Tracy Algar, Wandelpad 2. Oil on stretched canvas, 20 x 30 cm.
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.
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...
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...
© Tracy Algar, Forest 1. Acrylic on stretched canvas, 30 x 30cm.I have a new weekly ritual with a friend. We go for a walk in a forest, then we spend a couple of hours painting, or in her case, drawing in her sketchbook. It's fantastic to be in a forest during the...