Monthly Archives: June 2012

Our latest news letter…

Here is a copy of our last newsletter which went out to our friends: 120629- Dear Friends

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Drostay Arch- Rhodes University

Whilst I went to Stellenbosch University to ‘swot’ I had five beautiful years at St. Andrews College in Grahamstown (Eastern Cape).   Home also to the awesome Rhodes University where my Grandfather went to study.   He was a wonderful Artist and … Continue reading

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Mel’s wildlife paintings…

 I was so inspired by the beauty of the ‘veld’ on our recent trip to the Kruger, and now I have been attempting quite a few bushveld scenes… Here is one of my latest paintings of the typical bend in … Continue reading

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Dale demonstrating for Constantiaberg Art Society.

Dale performed for the Constantiaberg Arts Society recently and as he took a group of  fifty artists through the  paces in painting a landscape in oils from start to finish.   Dale shared the Elliotts’ ten steps approach to painting in … Continue reading

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Dale’s wildlife…

Dale often tackles wildlife as a subject and the Blue Cranes and Gemsbok are some of his favourite animals- Graceful and a true symbol of our beautiful natural heritage…

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The Boland by Dale Elliott…

Dale is known for his paintings of the Boland and is the only artist in South Africa to have been invited by Nederberg to exhibit in the Nederberg Manor House over their annual wine auction on two different occasions.   Here … Continue reading

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Dale Elliott on the Eastern Cape…

This is a painting of Dale’s on the Eastern Cape Veld.   Dale was born in Queenstown and  lived in the Eastern Cape for a greater part of his life and he has extensively covered this beautiful province in his 20 000 … Continue reading

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Dale to perform demo for Constantiaberg Art Society…

Dale will be performing an hour long demonstration for the Constantiaberg Art Society on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 in The Meadow Ridge Library in Wynberg at 18:30 tomorrow evening.   Dale has painted a painting here before and it will be … Continue reading

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Remembering a brilliant artist- Leslie Elliott

Dale’s father, the late Leslie Elliott was a brilliant artist and the Elliotts’ have many of his paintings in their private collection.   Whilst LBE (Leslie Elliott) was an auctioneer and legal man by trade, and only covered about 300 canvases … Continue reading

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Stellenbosch Animal Welfare Art Auction

Here is a link to some info and photos from the most recent auction which I just did for the Stellenbosch Animal Welfare http://melelliott.wordpress.com/2012/06/24/stellenbosch-animal-welfare-auction/

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