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Desert waters. not far but SO different

just a mountain range inland (east) from the west coast of rain forest and lush green undergrowth, is a different world. I love to come and paint in the northern desert, Okanagan, Thompson and Chilcotan of British Columbia. Rock and pines dominate the landscape and the light is intense. here are some of the plein […]

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On the road. Princeton > Hwy 40

Our new discovery in budget stay places…thanks to Mike. I have driven through Princeton all my life. Who knew it had so much to offer. Cycling, hiking, birding, paddling, X-country ski…it seems we will be back. and only 3 hrs from Vancouver. and we had a beautiful walk out the old 1000 ft tunnel and […]

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AIR – day 1 Mackie House

Day 1 at Mackie House. arrived to meet our House manager Christine at 11:00 am and had a wonderful tour and historical dialog about the house, grounds, barn & artifacts. There will be paintings of Copper Kettles coming – maybe not with this landscape series ;-) but there are so many glowing golden red vessels…dented […]

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garden DEMO painting

Had a fabulous day of sunshine and warmth for my paint out DEMO in VanDusen last Sat. 11 student/participants working in the Perennial garden with lots of shrubery and clumps of foliage and color. Left is the Demo on site – right is another 30 min in the studio. Fine tuning the darks and pushing […]

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Plein Air workshop materials LIST 2015

The following document link will provide a list of materials and equipment needed for my Plein Air workshops and suggested items for painting on location for Watercolor OR Acrylic.   MATERIALS LIST link below: June14 PlAir WVan Wkshp_materials list POY

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Testing the Retirement plan

So the plan is… My now retired husband Brian & I go travelling, daytrips, roadtrips etc. He can birdwatch, paddle, cycle, photograph, explore etc while I paint. sounds like a plan. We practiced this week – close to home. Drive up to Tuwanek – 30min. unload the kayak and get Brian launched – 15min. Take photos and […]

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OPUS North Van – free DEMO Mar 15

Acrylic Plein Air Painting with Jan Poynter Location: North Vancouver Sun, March 15, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Meet the challenge of painting on location – directly from nature! Learn the essentials for acrylic plein air painting outdoors: equipment, sketching and set-up with a limited colour palette. Jan’s demo and lively discussion will feature a […]

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Pinterest anyone ?

Not sure what possibilities lie in this application…but it is awfully easy to get lost in the boards. I will be posting and developing new web page links to my POYNTER STUDIO  Pinterest boards. You can see what interests me – and enjoy the things that inspire and inform my creative adventures.   http://www.pinterest.com/poynterstudio/ Poynter […]

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