Sarah Britten Art

Paintings in lipstick

The brave little lion

Every now and then, one of the stories in the avalanche of bad news gets to me. It was like that with Pinky Mosiane, the murdered toddlers in Diepsloot, and […]

A portrait of an uncommon duiker

This is Taj, a much-loved common duiker. Common duikers are, well, common. According to Smithers’ Mammals of Southern Africa, the Common Duiker, Sylvicapra grimmia (Linnaeus, 1758) ‘avoids predators by lying […]

Buffalo skull

This is a sketch for a larger work. Sitting in the bush, I noticed the buffalo skull on the wall – it’s one I’ve painted in the past – and […]

The pink rhino

My Nguni cattle paintings are inspired in part by the work of Andy Warhol. The other day my aunt told me she wanted a painting of a pink rhino, and […]

The White Rhino

This is another extension of the Zoo City series inspired by the book by Lauren Beukes. I like the idea of the rhino emerging from the dark rather than placing […]