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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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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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Paint Out – Gibsons Day 2

Cant’ believe this fine weather ! Just spectacular…sunny with a fresh breeze off the water. 45 sun block – so no worries there. And for 6 hours in the sun again –  I dragged out the BIG hat – loose and cool it is like carrying an umbrella around. Chin strap for those windy gusts […]

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Eagle feather and shadows.

Painting this morning – headed down to Franklin Beach…and I mean “down” a lot of stairs. Behind a huge bluff, of no particular interest as the light came up behind it, except for the heavy angular shadow that it cast across the sloping beach stones. Long shadows all the way. You gotta love the early […]

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The joy of sitting still

Folks that I meet when I am out working on location are either astounded that I am quite able to draw, paint and work in an outdoor, public location…or amazed that I do it fairly quickly. Or both. Yes …I am painting. Yes…this is what I do. After years and years of practice. 40 years […]

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