The creative edge to life and work, through art and writing
Colour and Quill celebrates the creative edge in life, whether practical, whimsical or purely aesthetic, through imaginative changes to everyday situations.
It is about living the creative life, specifically through visual arts and creative writing, in all its varied forms. It is about claiming a creative space and wrapping it around your life like a quilt of love.
Do you need a painting to brighten your wall? Or do you want the whole wall to be a painting?
Do you want a three-page article for your magazine? Or a three-line haiku for your loved one? Or a book to enrich your life?
Contact Colour and Quill and let's get creative!
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* Listen to a reading of my poetry! Luister na 'n voorlesing van my gedigte uit Waar die oog van stil word deur Daniel Hugo op Vers en Klank (1 November 2016).
* Two paintings ("The Hovering" and "Cave") are currently on exhibition at the Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards exhibition in Gladstone, Queensland. Exhibition closes on 8 December 2016. "Cave" has been sold.
* Drie van my gedigte uit Fluisterklip is opgeneem in Om die aarde aan te haal en ander gedigte, 'n graad 11 letterkunde publikasie.
Creativity has a multitude of children
Creativity has a multitude of children, fostered out to many. “Foster parent to a poem” – did I not write that once, long ago? Read more
The truth, the whole truth and everything but the truth
A writer’s word cannot be trusted. We do not make the list. Read more
Short story - The Shed
The house with the green roof was mine. The third house from the park, on the left. The one with the overgrown garden. Read more
Does talent create imperative?
Whether you base your conclusion on scientific or anecdotal data, there seems to be enough evidence that talent is innate. Some people are born talented, like some people are born with red hair. Read more
Motivated to create
It is said that Martin Luther, pestered by Satan, drove the devil away by throwing an inkwell at him. He has my sympathy, Luther has. Read more