Riaan van Zyl is a capable visual artist.capable /kàypeb'l/adj. 1 competent, able, gifted. 2 (foll. by of) a having the ability orfitness or necessary quality for. b susceptible or admitting of (explanation or improvementetc.). - capably adv. [Ff.LL capabilis f. L capere hold]1 able, competent, efficient, proficient, qualified,experienced, talented, gifted, skilled, skilful, expert,masterly, masterful, accomplished, apt, adept, clever,effective, effectual. 2 a (capable of) disposed to, inclinedto, predisposed to; up to; (be capable of) have thepotential to, have it in one to, colloq. have what it takes to...(Oxford Complete Wordfinder 1993)be an artist, do art and live art. He is an art addict.