Vincent Hesse & Douglas Laws by Jolante Hesse

Vincent Hesse & Douglas Laws

My father (with the monocle) and his broadcasting partner. They hosted a few radio shows together in the time before TV arrived in South Africa.
From a tiny press photo taken sometime in the 60's.
I like this different side of U Jolante. This charcoal sketch is super kewl! Love it!! Sincerely Douglas...:>)
over 3 years ago
Thanks Douglas. Many of my drawings turn out this way.
over 3 years
I love this.
I love the harsh contrast...make it look like an old newspaper photo.
over 2 years
Thank you very much Jody!
over 2 years
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Artist Statement
for Jolante Hesse
Jolante HesseSome years ago I survived a serious attack on my life; and during the year of physical (and emotional) recovery I did two drawings - and loved the activity.

I started art and painting classes 6 years ago.
Art for me, is an intensely personal activity and a way to express how I perceive the world and people.

2016 - Merit Prize; Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award
2015 - Finalist Sanlam Portrait Award
2015 - Preselcetionades Figurativas Painting Competition MEAM Barcelona (Museum of Modern Art Europe)
2013 - Finalist SPI Portrait Award

Facebook Art Page: Jolante Hesse Art
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As artists we have an emotional outlet for our feelings by painting. Does anyone else feel this way?
I am sorry I missed this one, it is just GORGEOUS!!!!!! Yeeowza!!!! I am glad you have a place to let go of the emotions!! This year has been tough for me and... view answer
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