South Africa / Netherlands
Painting is my passion, its a world I love to be in. As a South African i enjoyed a childhood of bright sun, vibrant colours an extremes. I come from a large artistic family, my Dutch grandfather also loved canvas painting and i think he passed his gene onto his grandchildren. I started in the hair, makeup and fashion world in the eighties after getting my masters degree in Cosmotologie. I started my own succesful business but still was looking for more than just the average day to day styling and stept into the funky world of avant garde and high fashion. Working with top model agencies for a number of years i then moved on and opened a business concentrating on specialised interior design, technique painting and murals. After a move to Europe i discovered the world of bodypainting on the internet....... My life changed.
I visited a Bodypaint competition and was so intrieged and immediately entered a competition. I was hooked.
The scope for growth in bodypainting is endless and am enjoying the journey of discovery. You never stop learning. When giving workshops i have a blast imparting the knowledge of what i have learnt over the last 20 years. Iam enjoying a full and inspiring life doing what i love to do.