Landscape and botanical art inspired by my beautiful Overberg surroundings
Available artworks + classes
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.
It's my second time around with The 100 Day Project and there is no doubt that I need a better plan than last year. I like to think I learned a thing or two last year, when I made it to around day 30 before skidding to a dead halt. Here are the lessons I took away...
Kleinrivier #1, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cmMy favourite view of the KleinrivierI live closer to the river now than I did before. The quickest, easiest place to get to to sketch and paint river views is at the bottom of King Street. What I love about this spot (apart...
I'm very excited to be offering various Art Sessions at Egret & the Owl Book Cafe in Stanford from February 2022. The first four sessions will be botanically inspired drawing and markmaking (with a little bit of painting too).Botanically Inspired Drawing and Mark...