Art Safari

Art Safari

You may have been on safari, but have you ever been on an art safari? Well, here it is! Zebra Hills Safari Lodge is a Big 5 destination set in the heart of South Africa’s East Coast. The Zululand Rhino Reserve is a 23 000 hectare sanctuary to a plethora of wildlife and bird species, covering landscapes of rocky outcrop to riverine forest – the perfect destination for your art safari!
What better time and place to double up on a luxury safari holiday and trying a new experience. An extraordinary lodge experience in the heart of Africa’s wilderness, what more could you ask for? The early morning game drives afford one the ideal opportunity to stop and sketch under the expert guidance of internationally represented artist, Brent Dodd.
Whether you’ve never picked up a brush or are a seasoned exhibitor – this is the art experience you’re looking for.

Itinerary

  • Transfer from Durban International Airport to Zebra Hills Safari lodge. Comfortable two and half hour drive.
  • Unpack and relax.
  • Short introductory demonstration by Brent Dodd in the techniques of both sketching and en plein aire painting for the outdoor setting.
  • Ranger guided evening drive that will expose you to the area and offer an opportunity to take world class reference photos.
  • Dinner and discussion of artwork styles and individual goals.

Early Morning

  • Game drive to first painting destination – set up and workshop for two hours in situ.
  • Return to lodge, breakfast, continue developing painting using reference and guidance of techniques by Brent Dodd.

Afternoon

  • Drive for sketching and watercolour,
  • Ranger guided tour of daily hot spots to refine wildlife sketching and watercolour painting of a magnificent landscape – learning and honing the skills required to catch the moment in time whilst having evening drinks.

Evening – in order to record quick moments in time.

  • Evening game drive with drinks and reference photography,
  • Dinner and reflection including Artwork Analysis,
  • Documentary Discussions of other artists in Africa and their own methodology.

Early morning

  • Game drive.
  • Breakfast at the lodge and summary of the week’s activities.
  • Transfer back to Durban International Airport.

Enquire here for dates

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This is one of the last remaining original Nguni paintings that is very keen to move from the gallery. Special discount on offer! Get in touch for details - brent@brentdodd.com

Nguni 9 - Nkwaze - Fish Eagle
220cm x 90cm
Oil on Canvas

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We apologise profusely but we have had to postpone our Sip & Sketch from the 24th April to the 8th May. Emails have gone out this morning. Sorry everyone! We hope to see you at the next one! ... See MoreSee Less

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Dominance
Limited Edition Print on Canvas
130cm x 100cm

This print is available on our 50% off special for Mother's Day - get in touch - brent@brentdodd.com
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Nguni 6 - Phuzigwebu-‘What Drinks Froth’
Original Oil on Canvas Available
240cm x 90cm

This artwork in print is available at 50% off in the Mother's Day Special - get in touch - brent@brentdodd.com
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The Equestrian Rhythms Series is available in our 50% off all print special for Mother's Day. If you would like to have a look at the catalogue, please comment with your email address or get in touch with me on brent@brentdodd.com ... See MoreSee Less

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