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NEW Giclee reproductions

NEW Giclee reproductions on canvas With the growing collection of large paintings (preparing for my GPAG exhibition in NOV 2016) I have decided to offer canvas reproductions of some images. Most of the current paintings in are a long horizontal format. The original paintings are scanned at a very high resolution and printed with archival […]

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COLOR mixing – NEW classes

COLOR – Magic or Mud. I will soon be offering new COLOR workshops for painters or small art groups. Sadly, I find many of the students that come to me after attending other workshops and even art school have very little knowledge of color mixing and theory. Students have learned new techniques, inspiring process & […]

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ART BLOCKS fundraising pledge

The LONGVIEW      a format – an aspect – a way of thinking the LONGVIEW  ART BLOCK collection Small original gouache paintings are mounted and sealed to a 6in x 6in block (1  1/2 ” deep) and easy to hang as a single art object or grouped in a grid, vertical or horizontal. Select your favorites for […]

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live DEMO in West Van

Had a successful demo experience to 120 attending the North Shore Artist’s Guild monthly meeting last wednesday evening. Live painting demo 1hr15min – with a microphone, overhead mirror and video screen. From the feedback – it sounds like it was well received. (still waiting for photos…)

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Watch the paintings in progress

I will be trying to document all my new large paintings with sequential photos as I work. These will be posted to my new Facebook site   Jan Poynter ART here is a link to one of the paintings in progress “Arbutus – Pender Hill #2”  

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NEW Facebook page – good practice

With the launch of my new Facebook business page – Jan Poynter ART It allows me to schedule posts and track the traffic and activities on my site, taking my online “professional” presence to a new level – creating a division of my personal stuff from studio activities, events etc. I have put off creating […]

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ZOCALO Winter Studio Jan20-Feb20

Workshops and Open Studio @ ZOCALO       441 Marine Drive   in Gibsons Landing thank you again to Joann Heatherington for the use of her bright and spacious retail shop. This year the Pop-up WINTER STUDIO will host visiting artists Christy Sverre & Jen Drysdale. Check out the calendar/schedule below for activities, classes, […]

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2015 Mackie House AIR

Check out the BLOG posts from my recent visit to Vernon, painting, teaching exploring…   I am so pleased to announce my selection as the ARTIST in RESIDENCE for May 2015 at the Mackie Lake House in Vernon BC.  From May 11 – 31 I will be living and working at this marvelous heritage home […]

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When you put it out there…

SPRING   2015  update Feb 5-26         Thursdays  WORKS in PROGRESS   10am-2pm  mentoring @ Poynter Studio/Gibsons Feb 7 & 14       Two Saturdays Basic WATERCOLOR  10am-4pm  Poynter Studio/Gibsons Feb 21 & 28    WEST VAN  Two Saturdays  Basic ACRYLIC  10am-2pm  Music Box Feb 25              Self […]

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Who wants to go to TUSCANY ?

CALL FOR INTEREST I am meeting this week with the Specialty Villas travel consultant to fine tune the details for a week’s painting retreat in ITALY – the southern Tuscan/Umbria region. This would be my first visit to Italy – so I don’t claim to have any local knowledge – and would rely on their […]

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