Maria Doering's Art and Adventure

Blog URL:http://mariadoering.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Art, Printmaking, Lithography, Linocut, Travel, Artist, Fabric, Paper, Prints
Country:Canada
State/Province:Quebec
Location:Montreal

Artist. Passionate. Unstoppable.



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(View of Table mountain from our Air bnb.)On our second day in Cape Town we had again too many things planned.  First hiking Table Mountain and then a visit to the Ostrich Farm, unfortunately we had to cancel the Ostrich Farm visit as our t...

(Our Airbnb in Cape Town)On Thursday, October 19th, we flew to Cape town via Safair airlines. A fairly quick 2-hour flight had us arriving at the Airbnb late. The next morning my husband Scott and my in-laws Deb and Brett and I left early to head dow...

On October 14th, Scott managed to rent the only 4x4 vehicle that Avis has available in the Durban area and we headed out to drive up the Sani Pass. It's a notoriously difficult trek up the mountain, where famously cars with 4 wheel drive get tested t...

On October 7th, shortly after my return to South Africa, Scott and I decided to head to the Drakensberg Mountains to see the 5,000 year old cave paintings created by the San people. We spent the night in Pietermaritzburg to have as much time the next...

This weekend we went to St.Lucia, South Africa. We stayed at the Elephant Coast Guest house which has been our favourite accommodation while visiting South Africa, so far. Owned and run by a very friendly dutch couple the place is exception...

As many of you know Scott is working a 6 month assignment in South Africa of which I will be with him for 4 months. I would like to share some photos from our weekend visit to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve which was possibly our favourite adventure...

Earlier this year I carved "Vivaciousness", a reductive linocut that was intended for a print exchange, as so often once I decide I needed an exact number of perfect prints in an edition, I ran into all sorts of technical difficulties. It turned out...