Thursday, November 20, 2014

Shipping and Crating Art

art print on canvas before shipping

' New Day ' artwork being packaged

art in wooden crate before shipping
Art crated

Shipping My Art - ' New Day '

When it comes to shipping art, I prefer building a wooden crate.

This provides a sturdy and secure package for long distance flights.

Here my artwork ' New Day ' is safely packaged for courier to the U.S.

Thanks to the art collector.

Find art in my Saatchi Art portfolio .

Monday, October 27, 2014

Road Trip - Landscape

road trip photography art saatchi art

- Roadtrip 1 - 

New travel landscape print uploaded to my portfolio.

Here I used images from my travels in a abstract collage impression.

Check it out on my Saatchi Art . 

Sunday, October 19, 2014

' Anticipation ' - Art Portrait

contemporary art portrait

- Anticipation - 

Here I used theme of travel in this surreal art portrait. 

This artwork can be found in my Saatchi Art portfolio - Anticipation

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Places in Faces

- Places and Faces - 

Made a small slideshow of my surreal art portraits.

Most of these artworks can be found on my Saatchi Art portfolio

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Surreal Art Portrait

Some new ideas used in this surreal art portrait.

Change and rebirth being the cycle of life.

This portrait available as prints on my print on demand portfolio - Renascence

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New Day - Portrait

Surreal Art Portrait on Saatchi Art

- New Day

A recent surreal art portrait using place and identity as language of self.

This artwork is now available as a premium print on Rembrandt canvas.

See my portfolio on Saatchi Art.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Surreal Art Portrait - Place

Contemporary Art Portrait Prints
Secret Garden Portrait

Some new art in my digital art portfolio.

A surreal and layered portrait, fusing person and place experience.

This one available as prints on

Monday, September 1, 2014

Knysna Impression - Art

contemporary art print on saatchi art
Journey Fragment

Continuing with themes of travel and place in this art piece.
Here I explored scenes overlooking the Knysna lagoon and roadway.

Ingrained in memory as moments of new experience of landscape.

This art print on Rembrandt canvas available on my Saatchi Art portfolio.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Wet Abstract Painting

abstract painting closer view of paint style on canvas

- Wet Painting -

Part of my abstract painting - work in progress. 
Here I used flowing brush-strokes, creating movement  in the wet acrylic paint. 

Spontaneous and working with areas of balance and energy. 

Updates on my art website - Abstract Paintings 

Friday, August 8, 2014

Cape Town Landmark - Art Impression

digital art print cape town landmark surreal landscape
Cape Town Landmark

Among my recent digital art pieces - ' Cape Town Landmark

Here I used Table Mountain in the distance as inspiration.

A kind of abstract travel journal .

This art on canvas added to my Saatchi Art porfolio.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Water Ceremony - Abstract Painting

- Water Ceremony 2

This abstract painting I used elements of symbolism and mark-making.
Water as being used in ceremony and ritual.

Acrylic and paint-skin on canvas.

Size 90 x 90 x 4.5cm

Available on Saatchi Art.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Abstract Textured Painting

- Follow Your Heart 4

Worked with texture elements in this abstract art piece.

Text is cyrillic related to title of art.

Size - 70 x 70cm

To buy this painting or similar , check my Saatchi Art profile.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Abstract Painting - Symbolic Elements

Abstract Painting on canvas

- Follow Your Heart 2 - 

Part of my heavy-texture abstract paintings.  Raw and spontaneous mark-making technique worked onto the canvas. 
I enjoy the primal elements of scrapping, symbols and surface language.

This art piece added to my Saatchi portfolio

Monday, July 7, 2014

RELIC 1 - Abstract Painting

- Relic 1

Made this abstract painting available on Saatchi Art.

Enjoyed working with texture and subdued earthy painting tones.

Monday, June 30, 2014

SOLD on Saatchi Art

Art print on premium canvas. Sold on Saatchi Art.
Journal Long Street

art sold on saatchi art

Among my city inspired artworks. This digital art printed on premium Rembrandt canvas.

Had it shipped to San Francisco.

Thanks to the buyer who bought it on Saatchi Art.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Vintage Selfie - art retro view

Vintage Selfie Figurative Art Print On Saatchi Art

- Vintage Selfie - 

Added a new art piece to my Saatchi Art profile.
A retrospect view on the idea of  'selfie '.

Art available on Saatchi Art

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Maria's Gaze - Colourful Portrait

Abstract and colourful painting portrait using digital techniques
Maria's  Gaze 

- Maria's  Gaze -

Enjoyed creating this vibrant and colourful digital art portrait. Here I preferred a loose abstract painting style.
A lot of warm colour tones infuse and burst with energy.

A knowing gaze is cast your way.

Maria's Gaze available as premium prints on

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

Abstract Painting - Textures and Paint

magic path 2 abstract painting on canvas
Magic Path 2
Magic Path 2

Expressive and textured abstract painting I created sometime ago.

I enjoyed working with rough textures and thick paint in this art piece. It has a very tactile quality. 

It is available on Saatchi Art .

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Revealing - Abstract City Art

contemporary abstract art city and architecture prints on canvas
Revealing -

A dark and moody abstract art work , inspired by city architectures.
The architecture refers to inner-city Cape Town, old colonial buildings with stories to tell.
I used layering and expressive brush techniques.

Available as premium quality art print on Saatchi Art .

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Abstract Paintings - Textured and Layered

Follow Your Heart 1 abstract painting by André Pillay
Follow Your Heart 1

Follow Your Heart 1

A textured and layered abstract painting I created awhile back.

Texture is built by using cement paste that sets hard. Acrylic paint is used in a spontaneous and gestural way.

This painting is 1 of 2 .

Available  with more pics on my art website .

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Rock My World - Image with Commercial License

commercial licensed image
Rock My World
Had my art image ' Rock My World'  licensed for commercial use.
So it can be used in advertising, merchandise, publishing , promotional and packaging .

These licenses are for digital and physical environment use.

It is available online at  Pixels .

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Across the Bridge - Landscape Art

landscape illustration art prints available

Across the Bridge  

A new art piece, using digital art illustration and drawing techniques.
A golden glow washes over.

This print is available online in a range of size.

Available on 

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Motya - Art Portrait

contemporary art portrait new media on Saatchi Art
Motya - Portrait
Updated a new art portrait to my Saatchi Art portfolio.

Digital art illustration , portrait titled - Motya 

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Sold on Saatchi Art

world map artefact sold on saatchi art
World Map Artefact - Art Print

world map artefact sold on saatchi art
World Map Artefact - Art Print on canvas

world map artefact digital art print
World Map Artefact - Digital Print

world map artefact rolled in tube
Art Print rolled in tube container,

Sold my digital art print ' WORLD MAP ARTEFACT'  on Saatchi Art some time ago.

The quality of the print is outstanding. 
Colours are vibrant and true .

The surface and quality of Rembrandt canvas gives it a rich tactile feel.

Here it is among my art portfolio - Saatchi Portfolio

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Golden Keys - Art Prints on Homeware

art prints for sale golden keys society6
Golden Keys - Art Print

golden keys tote bag society6
Golden Keys - Tote Bag

Golden Keys - Art Pillow

Golden Keys -  new art designs on Society6 .

Available as art prints , pillows and tote bag

Check out more at Andre Art

Shipping worldwide.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Art on Throw Pillows - Society6

throw pillows art society6

Introduced some of  my digital art on throw pillows.

Adds a nice custom touch to your home.

They can be purchased online at Society6

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Liberty Dime Coins - 1942

Had these old dime coins laying about for ages. -  Liberty 1942 -

Decided that it could be used as a design for art prints , so it lives on .

Like the antique quality about the coins and maybe untold stories to keep secret.

They can be found as digital art prints on society6

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Art on Cushions

Making some of my art available on homeware products.

There are various size and price options .

All these cushions on my Zazzle store online - pillayart 

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Table Mountain Journal - Cape Town Landmark

Table Mountain Journal - a new surreal and chromatic impression of Table Mountain in Cape Town.   Captured as a sense of memory .

Available as digital art print.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Gotheborg - Sailing Boat Prints

sailing boats gotheborg historical vessel port

Decided to make these images available for print. 

 The sailing vessel Götheborg docked in Port Elizabeth a few years ago.
A rare sight in South African harbours.

Digital prints now available on  .

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Sunshine - Abstract Art Portrait

abstract portrait digital art prints

Sunshine - A vibrant abstract portrait in new media.

Had fun creating this colourful art-work using digital art techniques.

Available in various size prints through print on demand. 

To buy online , visit my art portfolio at Saatchi Art

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Minds Eye - Art Prints

surreal digital art prints

Minds Eye -

Digital art by André Pillay.

An intuitive look at the road ahead. Captured in surreal vision, flight of aeroplanes as symbolism of travel and journey ahead.

Available as art prints on Saatchi Art.

To buy this print , visit my art portfolio on Saatchi Art.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Within Reach - Art Prints

Within Reach

A dark, mysterious and moody surreal art depiction.

A moment of connection. Hands touch, electrifying the sensory experience between male and female.

The moment lingers on long there after ...

Available as prints on SaatchiOnline.

To buy art prints, visit my art profile on SaatchiOnline - André Pillay

Tree Candy - Art Prints

A playful and colourful illustration of Tree Candy. Minimal sketch and line elements intended. Tree Candy reflects abundance using basic shapes and line.

Available as art prints on

To buy these prints visit my profile on Artflakes- André Pillay .

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Journal Long Street - Art Prints

Journal Long Street - a semi-abstract composition.  

Homage to architecture and old-world drawing instruments. Charcoal and watercolour are rendered in digital art techniques. 

Long Street in Cape Town attracts many a character and world travelers.

Now available as art prints on SaatchiOnline.

Visit more about this print online - Journal Long Street

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Journal Abstract - Art Print

Journal Abstract – 

a semi-abstract composition of old-world drawing instruments ( charcoal and watercolor )and rendered in digital techniques. 

Here being a traveler's inspiration from Long Street, Cape Town.

My art available as prints on - Journal Abstract

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Rock My World - Music Theme Art Prints

Inspired by the theme rockstar, this expressive artwork symbolizes the power to influence with music.

With influence comes responsibility. 

Available as art prints on

Check it out on my pixels portfolio.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

World Map Calligraphy - Digital Art Prints

World Map Calligraphy - 

I do enjoy how this art map turned out.

Using digital watercolours and inks to give a handmade feel.

Red being the colour of adventure.

Calligraphy lines are abstracted to depict travel and journey.

This art piece will be enhanced by a good fine-art paper texture.