-  Messing About with Paint   -  Butterfly Windows

Oil on Canvas 40cmx50cm

Butterflies constantly fly around the place and with the bright summer flowers still splendid, I decided to bring them together in a painting.

The panels of butterfly wings reminded me of stained glass windows.

I kept the flowers loose, a backdrop to the butterflies.

In his time Jan has been an electronics, nuclear and power system engineer, a strategist, a humanitarian and an artist. A career path linked by creativity and innovative thinking. Initially trained at the Johannesburg College of Art, Jan has won numerous international awards and has exhibited nationally and internationally. He can be found in his studio ‘Jandreart’ located at Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna.


  • Heather

    Lovely picture Jan butterflies are just beautiful x

    October 14, 2014
    • Thanks Heather. Lots of fun

      October 14, 2014
  • Very exciting piece – the richness of the colors is superb.

    October 14, 2014
    • Lucky we are to be able to enjoy the inspiration of small moments

      October 14, 2014

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