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NOV 2018. its been a bloggin long time

I have the reputation in our household as having the patience of a saint when it comes to technical stuff on the computer – I am the resident Geek. I had committed to myself to post and blog all about my travels and painting adventures in Italy throughout May 2019 – and started out with […]

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painting in progress – my process.

Part of my online initiative is to provide more content to my followers and audience about my process and provide background to the finished artworks. Inspiration. Preparation. Production. Challenges.  These short videos are created by layering still shots of the painting.  The sequence of progress shots are photographed in the same light and distance within […]

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BOWEN Opus Acrylic weekend

OPUS workshop on BOWEN ISLAND  June 4/5  Step Up & Out with Acrylic Had a great sunny weekend of teaching, painting, flowers, chocolate and exploring Bowen. 9 painters enjoyed painting the spectacular site at the “farm” hosted by Opus owner David & Aubin Van Berkel. After meeting at the central tent for discussion and back for […]

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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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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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ART WORKSHOPS private groups

As I am not teaching at the local College or Art Center at presentI am offering PRIVATE WORKSHOPS to small groups of local students. A minimum of 6 students is suggested – 10 students Maximum.Cost will be determined by the level of instruction and medium preferred.a LOCAL instruction rate of $ 400 per day includes:6 […]

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ART instruction – private lessons

I am now offering private art instruction from my home/studio in Granthams Landing, BC.Drawing – Watercolor – Acrylic painting from Basic to Advanced. COST: $30.00 hour MINIMUM: 2 hour sessionIndividual Students age 16+ Gift Certificates available This cost includes an initial meeting with the student to familiarize them with the studio, and assess their level […]

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