-  Messing About with Paint   -  All in a Row

Oil on Canvas 40cmx50cm

This will be our view from the studio apartment in Knysna.
I didn’t want to paint the predictable ‘pretty’ yachts. There are enough of those sort of paintings around this place.
The line of yachts reminded me of elephants crossing the Chobe River in Botswana.
A hint of turquoise and a spot of Van Gogh red

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.


  • Alan

    Really nice. I love the way you have picked up the colour in the water and sky

    April 16, 2015
    • Thanks Alan. Stormy weather at the moment in Knysna

      April 16, 2015
  • Wonderful scene – the spot of red, a perfect touch.

    April 16, 2015
    • Thanks Mary. A bit cheeky that 😀😀

      April 16, 2015
  • I love it! xx

    April 17, 2015
    • Thanks Edith. Hope you still enjoy the elephant painting? Xx

      April 17, 2015

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