NEW Plein Air WORKS  
check out the online portfolio

NEW online lessons coming

Demos, small group online sessions
and individual mentoring SOON !

NEW Portfolio archive

ONLINE  PORTFOLIO  of available works
Search for a subject, medium or size

PLEIN AIR Sunshine Coast

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Fine Art

Fine Art

Visit the galleries to see original paintings, drawings and prints.


Samples of corporate projects, creative solutions for promotion & events.
Creative Projects Portfolio

Creative Projects

Consider the possiblities: Community & cultural enhancement, non-profit fundraising.

What my Clients & Students Say...

“You made it look so easy and fun and you gave us the technical knowledge
needed to be able to approach acrylics with confidence.”

– Lida Forester, student

“Jan is dedicated both to her art and to her students’ learning and appreciation of art.
Her patience and joy in her teaching is inspiring and confidence-building.”

– Margaret Gabriel, student

“I am completely inspired and have more tools to create with.
It feels so good to be able to pick up my brushes again. Heartfelt appreciation.”

– Belle Wilson (waterbird woman), student

“I must say that you have set a high and professional standard for any future artists that come to teach. Again, thank you!”

– Jon Bell

“Jan is a versatile artist in many mediums, and a very creative thinker who is able to develop ideas into reality.”

– Graham Walker – Musician & Author

“Jan has assisted me with many projects over the years, and has always done beautiful work. An illustrated book of poetry for children, an album cover and painted banners for my craft fair booth.”

– Graham Walker – Musician & Author

“Jan Poynter has been working (as a designer) with our company for nearly 10 years. She continues to surprise us with her innovative and creative style that has helped keep our product line fresh and current in the international market place.”

– Michael Menashy - Manager, Benaya Design House - http://www.benayaart.com/

“It is always a pleasure to deal with Jan. She has a unique ability to listen to what our customers want and then convert it into products they want to buy.”

– Michael Menashy - Manager, Benaya Design House - http://www.benayaart.com/

“Jan is a gifted painter with equal measures of talent in captivating vibrant images – and the viewer – with the spirit and perspective of her work.”


– Deborah & Ron Pepper – private commission

“Whether her subject is landscape, cityscape, figure drawing or botanical, Jan’s work brings an extra measure of life and beauty to any environment.”


– Deborah & Ron Pepper – private commission

“…we have also had the pleasure to experience Jan’s uncanny ability to understand precisely the intent of work commissioned to her by her corporate and not-for-profit clients.”

– Deborah & Ron Pepper – private commission

“I have very much enjoyed your workshop. It did exactly what I was hoping…to get me painting again! I found our workshop sessions really inspiring and informative.”

– Lida Forester - student

“Jan has a knack for making students of all levels feel quite comfortable…I highly recommend her courses, to artists of whatever level of experience.”

– Frank Palmer – student