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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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NEW workshops in Vancouver

Just finalized the dates and scheduling for some Vancouver offerings in 2015. WEST VAN weekend workshops  2015 BASIC ACRYLIC  Feb 21 & 28 and a PAINT OUT – Tune up you Plein Air   Mar 21 & 28 (after Spring Break) with afternoon Demo & Open Studio. click on the link for more info

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chasing the sun. MEXICO 2016

It may seem a long, long way off…but the next thing you know – you’ll be wondering how did it get to be the middle of 2014 and what are we going to do for our winter getaway plans next spring!   After a VERY enjoyable and great experience with my 3 artist amigos in […]

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Visit the Gallery

  POYNTER STUDIO  Gallery Please call first or make an appointment to visit . 604-886-8918 With the new space it is easy enough for me to simply walk downstairs and open up! VISA & Mastercard accepted  |  payment plan available for large works LOCATION 558 Woodland Ave. Granthams Landing (Gibsons) BC. easy to search POYNTER […]

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Travel and visual inspiration

Travel It still amazes me. How you can get on a plane, spend a day travelling and end up in a new culture, new weather, landscape, language, architecture, etc. No matter the long anticipated planning & arrival – it always stuns me. That first couple of days I spend wandering and watching like a visitor […]

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San Miguel & Guanajuato

San Miguel de Allende  &  Guanajuato  MEXICO I have just returned (and unpacked) from 16 days artist retreat with 3 friends – we started in San Miguel at Casa Carlitos for 6 nights, 3 nights in Guanajuato and then back to SMA for 5 nights to the little casa and sparkling pool at Casa Joanna. […]

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Gallery closed – July 19

Time for INPUT. I won’t be home in the gallery this Friday. Off to Victoria to paint out with the Al Fresco group, attend the Moss St PAINT IN , see the David Blackwood print show at the AGGV, and visit with old friends and a long lost cousin. Well…he knows where he is – […]

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HABITAT for HUMANITY – ReStore ART AUCTION

Book your calendars and buy your tickets for this fun event and worthy fundraiser Friday Nov 30 – 5:30 pm  |  Sunshine Coast Golf & Country Club |  Hwy 101, Roberts Creek With findings & fixings from the ReStore in Sechelt – local artists offer their creative efforts in support of Habitat for Humanity. Enjoy an evening […]

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