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Travel North with me – HARTLEY BAY

I’ve been invited to HARTLEY BAY by the Gitga’at Nation to work on some architectural renderings and also look at mentoring programs for the future – I am spending a week and hope to include some plein air painting time of my own. I did not have an internet connection so the blog posts are a […]

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the Calendar is filling up…

For the past several years I have been “blocking” out my time. Taking on several large projects back to back, painting for exhibition deadlines and teaching scheduled classes – but that doesn’t leave much time for creative respite. I realized as things were overlapping my stress level was going up and the quality of all […]

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Seeattle. Nov journey.

We had such a great visit to Portland back in August this summer – and said at the time we should take the train down next time – with a stopover in Seattle to explore. A plan for next year we thought. Well Brian’s suggestion that we have a night in Vancouver to celebrate our […]

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regional offerings. Book & Gallery

The Sunshine coast has been described as a “necklace” with attractions and scenic views stretching from Langdale to Lund. As the Sunshine Coast Art Crawl visitors will testify, it is also a mecca of creative offerings in galleries, studios, open markets and events. How fortunate we are to have this organized annual event to highlight […]

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Winter Studio | Zocalo Jan22-Feb19

JAN POYNTER – studio & painting workshops from Jan 22 to Feb 19 I will be in studio at Zocalo – 441 Marine Dr – right across from our Co-op gallery and next to the Gibsons Public Art Gallery. My friend Joann Heatherington closes up her wonderful fashion store and flies south every winter for a […]

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Plein Air PAINT OUT – Sechelt Day 1 & 2

Some photos from our recent Paint Out as part of the Sechelt Arts festival – Art on the Street. A calm sea and mild weather for day 2 and spectacular sunny, warm day for Day 2. Artists can Contact Jan about registering & participating in the next Sunshine Coast paint out.  Painters on site:  Jan […]

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Sketch myself into the place.

just joined the urbansketchers.org check out their great collection of sketches from locations all over the world. http://www.urbansketchers.org/ so you see – I am not the only mad person running about with my paper and pencil :-)   <a href=”http://www.urbansketchers.org/”><img width=”100″ alt=”Urban Sketchers network” src=”http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2659/4186496437_902ce3aaba_t.jpg”></a> <div>I’m an urban sketcher</div> Calm reflection. CLEAR LAKE Wash. the […]

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HARMONY ARTS Grand Prix paint out

A lovely day all around – started with the early 6:20 ferry into the city ( sorry Brian to do that to you on your first day of holidays…) There was plenty of set-up going on and some of the regulars fishing down at the dock.  I managed a quick study on the dock with a […]

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Works in Progress – cancelled

sorry – just not enough interest this time to run the 4 week session in November. Remember if you just want some feedback, direction or critique on your creative projects we can schedule a private session here at the studio.  call 604-886-8918   the next session will be in the spring – after Easter in […]

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Watercolor & Yoga retreat – Sunshine Coast

ROCKWATER art retreat FEB 3-4-5 2011Beginner & Intermediate Watercolor Workshop with JAN POYNTEREnjoy the spectacular waterfront surroundings and 4 star diningin this unique resort 2 hrs from downtown Vancouver!this creative retreat package includes: 3 nights / 4 days / all meals / cottage or lodge accomodationart instruction / morning yoga check out the ROCKWATER retreats […]

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