-  Messing About with Paint   -  Skiff

Oil on Canvas 50cmx26cm

When we pass the lagoon on our way in and out of town, a rowing boat used by fisherman catches our attention. It’s position continually changing with tide, and use. A painting of the rowing boat reflected in mirror smooth waters. 
I used the figure of 8, lying on its side, technique  to get the proportions of the boat correct. It’s a simple way if ensuring that the curves, and proportions work effortlessly together.

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.

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