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.
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114 comments
This teems with nostagia! What a great painting, love their expressions!
over 3 years ago
Thanks so much Siobhan - I appreciate your comment...
over 3 years
fantastic...a moment captured forever!!
over 3 years
Thank you so much karen! I appreciate it...
over 3 years
This is a drawing that tells a story, and what a story!
Fabulous work of art!
over 3 years
Thank you so much for the wonderful comment and for the compliment - much appreciated Marie-Line!
over 3 years
Excellent drawing, I like the expression on their faces and you captured them well.
over 3 years
Thanks so much for this encouraging comment Tina - much appreciated...
over 3 years
Let me add my name to the long list of the many folks who appreciate this drawing. I can see you love faces.
over 3 years
Thanks so much for the kind comment Joyce Ann!
over 3 years
I love this loose style, excellent stuff x
over 3 years
Thanks so much - appreciated!
over 3 years
I love this work.Bravo!
over 3 years
Thanks so much, I appreciate your comment a lot!
over 3 years
It's very professional work. I love it.
over 3 years
I appreciate you commenting on this one Olga! Thank you very much.
over 3 years
i love the natural talent that shows in your pictures ...you are so adept in art...wish i had your talent ...john
over 3 years
What a wonderful compliment coming from you john. I think the same of your talent!
over 3 years
This is so moving, beautiful work. I feel like I'm in the old west of the 1880's!
over 3 years
Thanks so much for this kind comment Sandra! I am sure they would have loved hearing this...
over 3 years
A masterpiece in details, can't find words for it, but then isn't that the whole idea.
over 3 years
Thank you Per, this is just about the most encouraging and wonderful compliment I have ever received. I also do not have words to explain how this comment made me feel...
over 3 years
beautifully achieved love it
over 3 years
Thanks so much Enrique!
over 3 years
this is so interesting... I think I see the story and emotion and can't really comment very well on the artistic technique
over 3 years
Thanks so much Cindy!
over 2 years
magnificent job ***** 1/2
over 3 years
Thank you Enrique!
over 2 years
Jolante,

i love it! very engaging work & colorful charachters!

:) tab
over 2 years
They were... thanks so much tab!
over 2 years
great faces and use of line ~ needs a caption!
over 1 year
Thank you Sue; what do you mean with 'needs a caption'?
over 1 year
I like this different side of U Jolante. This charcoal sketch is super kewl! Love it!! Sincerely Douglas...:>)
over 1 year
Thanks Douglas. Many of my drawings turn out this way.
over 1 year
I love this.
I love the harsh contrast...make it look like an old newspaper photo.
3 months
Thank you very much Jody!
3 months
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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 mustered the courage to enroll in art classes 4 years ago. I am a student of Leon Fourie www.oilpaintingclasses.co.za. I've been painting for about a three years now. It is both agonising and wonderful.
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