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My name is Corinne Erasmus, and I'm a full-time artist based just outside Cape Town. The Happy Struggling Artist is a celebration of South Africa's incredibly diverse wildlife, specialising in unique art, gifts and collectables that encapsulate the unique spirit that this amazing country is known and loved for. Everything in this shop is hand-crafted by myself, often in partnership with my wonderful, carpenter husband, Alex.

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ARE YOU USING YOUR 2024 WILDLIFE CALENDAR?

Whether you purchased a calendar or not, you can now help me to create an even better product for next year.

Complete this quick survey, and stand a chance to WIN a 2025 wildlife calendar!

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INTRODUCING: "THE DUEL"

After a month of duelling with this dynamic duo (and their pretty perch!), it's finally done!!!

I love the Big Five just as much as the next person, but I think there are quite a few little guys in the SA animal kingdom that are equally as iconic. Undoubtedly, the endemic Cape Sugarbird must be included in this list... If you need convincing, go read my latest blog post AND enjoy the behind-the-scenes progress of "The Duel".

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UNIQUELY SOUTH AFRICAN FINE ART WILDLIFE PRINTS

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