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Established 2002 in George, Cape Palette Art Gallery soon created a reputation
for their professionalism, high quality and a genuine enthusiasm for the arts.

Where Inspiration Meets Productivity!

Where Inspiration Meets Productivity!

Whether it's your cosy home office or the bustling corporate cubicle, art has the magic touch to elevate your surroundin...

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A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Art for Your Home

A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Art for Your Home

Decorating your home with art is an exciting endeavour that allows you to infuse your living space with personality, sty...

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Botticelli to Van Gogh

Botticelli to Van Gogh

Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London" exhibition at the waterfront in Hong Kong is an experience that immerses...

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Unveiling the Enchantment of Cyanotype Printing

Unveiling the Enchantment of Cyanotype Printing

A Dive into Chloe Obermeyer's Art Cyanotype printing, dating back to the 19th century, is a photographic printing pro...

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Embracing Life's Beauty

Embracing Life's Beauty

Our recent giveaway featuring the stunning works of Doris Brand brought smiles and inspiration to many....

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Elevate Your Space: The Significance of Art in Home Décor

Elevate Your Space: The Significance of Art in Home Décor

We explore why investing in beautiful art pieces is essential for adding depth, character, and individuality to your liv...

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Meet Mandy McKay

Meet Mandy McKay

In 2007, Mandy discovered her passion for painting. Since then, she's showcased her talent with the South African Societ...

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Thank you for sharing our Journey!

Thank you for sharing our Journey!

Here at Cape Palette, we are proud to be able to exhibit an exceptional range of art from a wide variety of artists each...

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The rich heritage of art

The rich heritage of art

On Heritage Day, we celebrate not only the diverse cultural tapestry of South Africa...

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The Timeless Appeal of Landscape Painting

The Timeless Appeal of Landscape Painting

Modern landscape painting defies traditional boundaries, fusing elements of realism, abstraction, and conceptual art....

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Rock 'n Roll Meets Canvas

Rock 'n Roll Meets Canvas

At Cape Palette Gallery, we're thrilled to showcase the incredible artwork of Philip Denn, where Rock 'n Roll legends co...

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How to Order Your Dream Art Piece

How to Order Your Dream Art Piece

Transform your living space with a captivating piece of art from Cape Palette Gallery! Ordering your dream artwork is ve...

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The artistry of Jenny Parsons

The artistry of Jenny Parsons

Jenny Parsons' artistry transcends the conventional boundaries of painting landscape paintings and evolves into meditati...

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Workshop Transformation in Progress

Workshop Transformation in Progress

After the busy framing season, we have had, it's the perfect time to give our workshop a much-needed clear-out, tidy up,...

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The Mourning Dove

The Mourning Dove

In this poignant watercolour on paper, Willie Schlechter pays tribute to his beloved mother, capturing the essence of lo...

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Enrich your life with art

Enrich your life with art

Art has the incredible power to transform our homes and lives, bringing forth a myriad of benefits and enriching experie...

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Conserve your art

Conserve your art

Conservation framing is a specialized approach to picture framing that focuses on preserving and protecting artworks, ph...

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Encounter the wonders of South Africa's natural world like never before!

Encounter the wonders of South Africa's natural world like never before!

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing photography art of Retha Buitendach at Cape Palette Gallery!...

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What is a Monotype print?

What is a Monotype print?

In printmaking, a monotype is a unique print that is created by applying ink or paint to a plate and then transferring t...

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The art of etching in Printmaking

The art of etching in Printmaking

Etching is a process that involves using acid to etch lines into a metal plate, typically copper or zinc. Each numbere...

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The fine art print: A multiple original

The fine art print: A multiple original

Whether you're interested in the history of this fascinating art form or eager to explore its many possibilities for art...

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Indulge in the Enchanting World of San Culture Through Art

Indulge in the Enchanting World of San Culture Through Art

Get to know about the culture of the San people, also known as the Bushmen, through the exquisite paintings of Hein Both...

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Team building workshop

Team building workshop

Creating Art as a Team-Building Exercise: How Doris Brand's "Self Portrait" Workshop Brought the Outeniqua Oncology Team...

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Carl Roberts - visionary sculptor

Carl Roberts - visionary sculptor

Carl Roberts is a South African sculptor whose works have been exhibited both locally and internationally. He has gained...

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The future of art in South Africa

The future of art in South Africa

The future of art in South Africa is promising, as the country has a rich cultural heritage that is a source of inspirat...

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International Woman's Day

International Woman's Day

South Africa has a rich history of art, and women artists have played an essential role in shaping the country's artisti...

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Raku - A ceramic technique

Raku - A ceramic technique

Lesley-Ann, a renowned ceramicist of international acclaim, has been the recipient of multiple ceramic awards, including...

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A conversation with Willie Schlechter

A conversation with Willie Schlechter

Willie Schlechter is a South African artist who has a passion for watercolour painting, particularly within the genre of...

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Add some colour to your life

Add some colour to your life

Derric van Rensburg is a renowned South African artist known for his vibrant use of color and his ability to capture the...

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Exclusive interview with Leanette Botha

Exclusive interview with Leanette Botha

Leanette Botha's works are represented in private collections worldwide and various publications including both photogra...

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A conversation with Guy Thesen

A conversation with Guy Thesen

It is always interesting to learn more about our artists and to get to know them better. This week we talked to Guy Thes...

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Why we love landscape paintings

Why we love landscape paintings

Being an artist in a beautiful country like South Africa gives so many opportunities to capture the beautiful scenery of...

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What is a Lino cut Print?

What is a Lino cut Print?

A lino cut is a relief print produced like a woodcut but that uses linoleum as the surface from which the design is cut ...

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A conversation with Grace Kotze

A conversation with Grace Kotze

It is always interesting to learn more about our artists and to get to know them better. This week we talked to Grace Ko...

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The Wilderness Kaleidoscope

The Wilderness Kaleidoscope

The Wilderness Kaleidoscope was created by Rehta Buitendach as a digital artwork created from various photographs taken ...

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Is glue damaging your art

Is glue damaging your art

Protect your art and memories by framing them correctly. Glue can damage your art if not framed the right way....

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Seven Deadly Sins by Willie Schlechter

Seven Deadly Sins by Willie Schlechter

Willie Schlechter is one of the artists we have the pleasure of showcasing for the Vicennial Exhibition his water colour...

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Over the past 20 years we have hosted many exhibitions

Over the past 20 years we have hosted many exhibitions

Over the past 20 years we have hosted many exhibitions and each one holds a special place in my heart....

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Why frame a print ?

Why frame a print ?

Art prints are incredibly versatile and can be displayed in any setting, and can serve as the showpiece in any room ....

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Knynsa Forest by Lucy Wiles

Knynsa Forest by Lucy Wiles

Lucy Wiles managed to capture such an iconic forest to canvas, beautifully. The artist was born in Johannesburg in 1918 ...

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Framing is more than just choosing a frame:

Framing is more than just choosing a frame:

Picture framing that is done correctly and handcrafted (as ours is) is an intense process with the end goal of protectin...

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A conversation with our artist Madelein Marincowitz

A conversation with our artist Madelein Marincowitz

We are talking to our local artists about their art and their inspiration. Madelein Marincowitz is a contemporary artis...

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We are very proud to display many of Fawa's artworks

We are very proud to display many of Fawa's artworks

I only have one match no.4 was painted in response to an invitation by the Jan Rupert Centre in Graaf-Reinet....

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