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CLASSES for April – Works in Progress

the next “real time” classes coming up here on the Sunshine Coast… The Works in Progress sessions are NOT for beginners but for those who have taken some lessons, have their own materials and need some informal instruction in a supportive and creative environment to paint Watercolor or Acrylic. Work in Progress WEDNESDAYS April 7-28 […]

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NEW "Estuary #5 " work in progress

NEW "Estuary #5 " work in progress, originally uploaded by Jan Poynter – ARTIST. This is the first stage of Estuary #5. I am stuggling to keep the bold brushwork and looseness of the initial paint without getting more detailed.Obviously a new lower horizon and the dramatic clouds changes the composition. I am considering blogging […]

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NEW work – Federation Gallery Granville Island

Just delivered 2 large landscape paintingsthat were juried into the FCA show on Granville Island. Mar 2-14 and new work at Hambleton fine arts Vancouver, and Gift of the Eagle Gallery in Gibsons Landing. I have finished my teaching for the next month – and head for Saltspring and Vancouver Island next week for a […]

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O ZONE – Artist on site during the Olympics paintings

managed to get 4 paintings done in my 10 hours on site. Did some touch ups back in the studio.Local scenes from Gibsons and the Sunshine Coast…most that I have painted before so that I could work quickly. 12″ x 18″ happened to fit perfectly into my carry bag so they were light and easy […]

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O Zone – Day Two artist on location

The crowd on Sunday Feb 14 transformed from a mixed crowd to later in the afternoon families celebrating the Chinese News Year…beautiful traditional costumes on the children and drums and festivities.The sun was out and lots more visitors to the Tourism BC “street” tent.I gave out packages of art cards to visitors who voiced an […]

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O Zone event – Day 1 Feb 13

Well – that was a really busy couple of days. Brian (the husband) gave me a hand to get all the stuff out to the OZone site on the bus and Canada Line train. And before wandering off to check out the sights and activities he helped set up my display and table. Weather was […]

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O ZONE – Artist on site during the Olympics

Tourism Sunshine Coast has invited me to work on site at BC STREET a celebration and display of communities from around the province. Located at Richmond City Hall in the O ZONE , near Gord Halloran’s fabulous Ice Gate and the speed skating oval – the heart of Olympic activities in Richmond. Canada Line to […]

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JANUARY 2010 in support of the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden society, I am contributing the design, creation and copyrights of a series of watercolor illustrations of local flora and trees. Showing the plants in their natural setting with a detailed inset, and botanical names.This will be an ongoing series, and the image will be used […]

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WORK in PROGRESS classes Sechelt & Gibsons

I have had great success with the launch of this new program.The students were energized and enthusiastic about their ongoing projectsand excited by the new techniques I was demonstrating each week, as well as seeingthe interesting treatment of varied subjects by other class members. The next session in GIBSONS will be at: the ARTS BUILDING […]

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PETALS – exhibition of new florals & still life Nov.09

Have look at the exhibition and reception at Gift of the Eagle Gallery in Gibsons Landing, BC. The Show will be up until the 5th of January and then the local scenes and Vancouver paintings will make a return for our visitors to the Olympics.

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