“There is beauty all around us we just need to take the time to open our eyes to see it”.
Michelle started as an illustrator for children's books before starting an etching and printing course through Rina Badenhorst. She then went onto painting in oils, which is now her favourite art medium.
She has completed numerous painting and art courses, including Portrait and Landscape courses through Dee Donaldson, oil painting course through Dale Elliot.
Michelle is a qualified art teacher and has taught art at a number of schools before opening her own art studio at home.
She has taught both children and adults, while painting and exhibiting her own work at various exhibitions. Michelle runs art courses from time to time but paints full time for various galleries in and around South Africa.
Her paintings are inspired mainly by nature, but she also loves painting portraits. Michelle believes it is often a challenge for people to view the world in a positive, beautiful way, she hopes that her artwork will evoke a smile or least feel a sense of peace and calm.
Browse Michelle's artwork here