About Me

Marleen(Paddy) is an exhibiting fine artist, illustrator, graphic designer, musician and the sole owner of Blue note ART Studio cc. “I believe that all art forms are integrated in various ways and have always been challenged to express my passion for life in all I do.

Passion... Diversity... Optimism... Beauty expressed in a myriad of ways. Paintings and sketches with a unique style of movement and colour in various media: oils, acrylics, watercolours, airbrush, pastels, pencils etc. Subject matter: Birds in flight, trees, figures, marine, nature, wildlife etc. Artworks are for sale, commissions welcome. Take a look at the gallery page. Copyright belongs to the artist. 

Illustrations Graphic Design

Free-lance illustrator and graphic designer. From concept to final. Mostly specialising in Illustration s for the Publishing and Advertising industries. Computer graphics done on Apple Mac mainly in Photoshop, Illustrator and Painter. Take a look at the gallery pages to see examples of her extensive portfolio. 

Paddy is a professional musician. Her instruments being Alto, Tenor and Soprano saxophones, flute, guitar and vocals. Performing at private or corporate functions, solo or with other musicians depending on the client’s request. Her Repertoire consists of easy listening, laid back jazzy songs. Have a listen to a few demo songs on the music page

In 2011 Paddy moved to Hout Bay. Hereunder is a picture of her new studio overlooking the bay. Click on the different objects in her studio for more information.

Fine Art Illustrations Music Graphic Design