The Sammy Sheppard Art Blog


Gold Foil Prints

I love gold! And I’m sure you do to! Here is how I created my latest range of limited edition gold foil prints. Firstly, I lay awake for 2 nights thinking …

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Designer couch DIY

A year ago my hubby and I decided to open our own coffee shop in our home town, Mossel Bay. We had a grand vision, a beautiful 140 year old building, ...
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Behind the scenes- Floral Wedding Invites

When one of my favourite friends and awesome videographer, Ilse de Vaal (now van der Heever) asked me to be one of her bridesmaids, I had to stop myself from ...
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Sikhululekile Jewelry

There's something exciting about knowing the creative story behind a product, which adds value to our experience and appreciation of it.The story behind the Sikhululekile leather jewelry range that we have started selling, is one of those stories that I could relate to in more than one way. Sikhululekile is a project by Toevlug, an in-patient rehabilitation Center in Worcester. The patients make the handpainted leather jewelry themselves under supervision of Sonnet Flynn, the Art Therapist and teacher.
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Doves eyes

So my news years resolution is one thing and one thing only. This year there will be no fitness programs stuck on my fridge, there will be no marathons entered …

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God’s love is real man!!

So, this year has been a year in which I have never desired God’s love more. Week after week I find myself weeping uncontrollably (usually in church meetings in front …

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Freedom is yours

Long ago there was a man who took the long journey by ship from his homeland to another continent. By the end of his trip he had depleted all his …

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The first “Postcard from Africa”

I am very excited about a new range that I’m working on titled “Postcards from Africa”This is the first design I did and I am really enjoying using my favourite medium (collage …

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Love journey

Since last year I have been inviting a couple of other artsi friends over to work together on a Wednesday morning. Our mornings together have been filled with crocheting, photography, editing, …

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Deerly loved

On Tuesday night Donovan and some friends did a song writing session in our lounge. I was supposed to be in my studio very busy working with the door closed. …

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