365 Postcards for Ants

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Day 212 : Hadeda | Hadada Ibis. 24 x 21 mm. #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #hadeda #capetown #bird  (at de Waal Drive)

Day 212 : Hadeda | Hadada Ibis. 24 x 21 mm. #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #hadeda #capetown #bird (at de Waal Drive)

The last four available paintings in 2014’s #365postcardsforants collection. To book, please visit www.lorraineloots.com (link in profile). Thanks so much to every single one of you! 🐜 #365postcardsforants #wdc624  (at Cape Town - Good Hope Centre)

The last four available paintings in 2014’s #365postcardsforants collection. To book, please visit www.lorraineloots.com (link in profile). Thanks so much to every single one of you! 🐜 #365postcardsforants #wdc624 (at Cape Town - Good Hope Centre)

Day 211 : The Mount Nelson Hotel, poolside. 🌴🌸🏊 28 x 28 mm. #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #mountnelson #hotel #capetown #pink (at Mount Nelson Hotel Capetown)

Day 211 : The Mount Nelson Hotel, poolside. 🌴🌸🏊 28 x 28 mm. #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #mountnelson #hotel #capetown #pink (at Mount Nelson Hotel Capetown)

Day 210 : The brain child of @CaptainGrimmy and @eladkirshenbaum, the #moonlightmass is a casual night bicycle ride starting at the Green Point Circle on a full moon once a month. Started as a social experiment on twitter the ride has been gaining popularity to become Africa’s biggest social ride. 26 x 16 mm. 🚲 #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #bicycle #capetown #cycling (at Green Point circle)

Day 210 : The brain child of @CaptainGrimmy and @eladkirshenbaum, the #moonlightmass is a casual night bicycle ride starting at the Green Point Circle on a full moon once a month. Started as a social experiment on twitter the ride has been gaining popularity to become Africa’s biggest social ride. 26 x 16 mm. 🚲 #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #bicycle #capetown #cycling (at Green Point circle)

Day 209 : Freshly cut flowers – including fynbos species such as king and pincushion proteas, depending on the season – are available from the friendly flower sellers in Adderley Street, where this trade has operated for the past 100 years. πŸ’ 27 x 27 mm. #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #adderleystreet #flowers #flowermarket #capetown #eidmubarak (at Adderley Street)

Day 209 : Freshly cut flowers – including fynbos species such as king and pincushion proteas, depending on the season – are available from the friendly flower sellers in Adderley Street, where this trade has operated for the past 100 years. πŸ’ 27 x 27 mm. #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #adderleystreet #flowers #flowermarket #capetown #eidmubarak (at Adderley Street)

Day 208 : The Calders Hotel, Fish Hoek. 28 x 28 mm. 🌴🏒🌴 #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #caldershotel #fishhoek #capepoint #art  (at Calders Hotel)

Day 208 : The Calders Hotel, Fish Hoek. 28 x 28 mm. 🌴🏒🌴 #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #caldershotel #fishhoek #capepoint #art (at Calders Hotel)

Day 207 : The Green Point Park is a 12.5 hectare space lying adjacent to Cape Town Stadium, and is one of the city’s Green Goal legacy projects launched in 2011. πŸŒΎπŸŒΏβ›…οΈ 28 x 28 mm. #365postcardsforants #miniature #watercolour #wdc624 #greenpoint #capetown #greenpointpark #nature  (at Green Point Eco Park)

Day 207 : The Green Point Park is a 12.5 hectare space lying adjacent to Cape Town Stadium, and is one of the city’s Green Goal legacy projects launched in 2011. πŸŒΎπŸŒΏβ›…οΈ 28 x 28 mm. #365postcardsforants #miniature #watercolour #wdc624 #greenpoint #capetown #greenpointpark #nature (at Green Point Eco Park)

Day 206 : Because of its position along one of the world’s busiest trade routes, the Port of Cape Town is one of the busiest ports in South Africa, and operates several tugs, launches, workboats and other specialised vessels. 27 x 20 mm. 🚒 #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #tugboat #portofcapetown #capetown  (at Cape Town Vredehoek)

Day 206 : Because of its position along one of the world’s busiest trade routes, the Port of Cape Town is one of the busiest ports in South Africa, and operates several tugs, launches, workboats and other specialised vessels. 27 x 20 mm. 🚒 #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #tugboat #portofcapetown #capetown (at Cape Town Vredehoek)

At the launch of The Labia’s Thundafund campaign - an attempt to revive Cape Town’s only remaining independent movie theatre. This is a place where you can buy popcorn in a brown paper bag, and have a beer while watching a movie. It’s my favourite part of living in Cape Town, and I know I’m not the only one. We now have a chance to actively preserve this very precious establishment. They have all these great rewards for pledging - I think I’ll go for the option of buying a seat in the original theatre (from 1949) - I’ll get to have my name and favourite movie quote engraved on it! How cool is that? #thelabia #digitalgold πŸŽ₯ (at Labia Theatre)

At the launch of The Labia’s Thundafund campaign - an attempt to revive Cape Town’s only remaining independent movie theatre. This is a place where you can buy popcorn in a brown paper bag, and have a beer while watching a movie. It’s my favourite part of living in Cape Town, and I know I’m not the only one. We now have a chance to actively preserve this very precious establishment. They have all these great rewards for pledging - I think I’ll go for the option of buying a seat in the original theatre (from 1949) - I’ll get to have my name and favourite movie quote engraved on it! How cool is that? #thelabia #digitalgold πŸŽ₯ (at Labia Theatre)

Day 205 : Cape Point - where two oceans meet : the cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the warmer Indian Ocean waters on the east. (technically, this boundary actually migrates seasonally between Cape Agulhas and Cape Point). 27 x 27 mm. #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #capetown #capepoint @capepointsa #atlanticocean #indianocean #sea 🌐 (at Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope)

Day 205 : Cape Point - where two oceans meet : the cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the warmer Indian Ocean waters on the east. (technically, this boundary actually migrates seasonally between Cape Agulhas and Cape Point). 27 x 27 mm. #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #miniature #watercolour #capetown #capepoint @capepointsa #atlanticocean #indianocean #sea 🌐 (at Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope)

#tbt to today’s painting a year ago, which forms part of 2013’s #365paintingsforants collection. Can you spot the TWO huge mistakes I made? #iwasreallytiredok  (at Buchanan Square)

#tbt to today’s painting a year ago, which forms part of 2013’s #365paintingsforants collection. Can you spot the TWO huge mistakes I made? #iwasreallytiredok (at Buchanan Square)

#tbt to this painting of a pair of diamond earrings a guy commissioned for his wife last year. 9 x 7 mm. πŸ’Ž (NB: I am not currently taking on any commissions outside the #365postcardsforants series). #throwbackthursday #throwback #diamond #earrings #miniature #painting  (at Buchanan Square)

#tbt to this painting of a pair of diamond earrings a guy commissioned for his wife last year. 9 x 7 mm. πŸ’Ž (NB: I am not currently taking on any commissions outside the #365postcardsforants series). #throwbackthursday #throwback #diamond #earrings #miniature #painting (at Buchanan Square)

Day 204 : The road from Camps Bay to Llandudno, circa 1907 (from an old postcard). 27 x 27 mm. πŸ‚ #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #victoriaroad #campsbay #llandudno #old #postcard #miniature #watercolour #painting  (at Victoria Road, Camps Bay)

Day 204 : The road from Camps Bay to Llandudno, circa 1907 (from an old postcard). 27 x 27 mm. πŸ‚ #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #victoriaroad #campsbay #llandudno #old #postcard #miniature #watercolour #painting (at Victoria Road, Camps Bay)

FINALLY finalizing the 2013 Retrospective Book design. If you want to be updated once I have the final details and costs, please send me a mail with the subject “2013 Book Order” and I’ll add you to the mailing list. πŸ’› #365paintingsforants #retrospectivebook #2013 (at Buchanan Square, Woodstock)

FINALLY finalizing the 2013 Retrospective Book design. If you want to be updated once I have the final details and costs, please send me a mail with the subject “2013 Book Order” and I’ll add you to the mailing list. πŸ’› #365paintingsforants #retrospectivebook #2013 (at Buchanan Square, Woodstock)

Day 203 : The New York Times listed Cape Town as number 1 of “52 Places to Go in 2014”, describing it as “A place to meditate on freedom, and the creative life that followed.” 22 x 16 mm. πŸ’Ό #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #capetown #travel #wanderlust #newyorktimes #miniature #watercolour #suitcase (at Cape Town Vredehoek)

Day 203 : The New York Times listed Cape Town as number 1 of “52 Places to Go in 2014”, describing it as “A place to meditate on freedom, and the creative life that followed.” 22 x 16 mm. πŸ’Ό #365postcardsforants #wdc624 #capetown #travel #wanderlust #newyorktimes #miniature #watercolour #suitcase (at Cape Town Vredehoek)