Amazing sights in the karoo get captured by local artists - unforgetable memories / most amazing paintings / art    #travel #Karoo    For more information on the Karoo visit www.camdeboocottages.co.za    Art by Janet Botes   | Mixed Media and Landscape Artist

Amazing sights in the karoo get captured by local artists - unforgetable memories / most amazing paintings / art #travel #Karoo For more information on the Karoo visit www.camdeboocottages.co.za Art by Janet Botes | Mixed Media and Landscape Artist

Artist Janet Nechama Miller completes encaustic paintings (layers of wax mixed with oil paint). Far below these wax layers, the original ground can be seen peeking through.

Artist Janet Nechama Miller completes encaustic paintings (layers of wax mixed with oil paint). Far below these wax layers, the original ground can be seen peeking through.

The most famous paintings were painted by the most unknown artists: jaydevvy

The most famous paintings were painted by the most unknown artists: jaydevvy

Timeless Karoo - oil painting by Malcolm Dewey

Timeless Karoo - oil painting by Malcolm Dewey

Long ago, the Klein Karoo was not the desert that it is today, but rather a world that existed under the sea.  Receding waters left us with the Cango Caves and the legend of a Mermaid. San rock paintings located in the driest of Karoo areas depict Mermaid-like creatures. The San people were known for directly depicting what they saw, not interpretive rituals. Bushman spoke of spirits that were believed to grab anyone who passed by and drown them in the watery abyss.

Long ago, the Klein Karoo was not the desert that it is today, but rather a world that existed under the sea. Receding waters left us with the Cango Caves and the legend of a Mermaid. San rock paintings located in the driest of Karoo areas depict Mermaid-like creatures. The San people were known for directly depicting what they saw, not interpretive rituals. Bushman spoke of spirits that were believed to grab anyone who passed by and drown them in the watery abyss.

Terry Kobus - "Karoo Sentry" Oil on Canvas 900 x 900mm

Terry Kobus - "Karoo Sentry" Oil on Canvas 900 x 900mm

Rick Becker's paintings speak of how his soul resonates with the solitude and space of the Karoo. The ancient landscapes evoke nostalgic moods. Article by Art Times

Rick Becker's paintings speak of how his soul resonates with the solitude and space of the Karoo. The ancient landscapes evoke nostalgic moods. Article by Art Times

Combrinck, Marinda | Paintings. Karoo Storm.

Combrinck, Marinda | Paintings. Karoo Storm.

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