-  Messing About with Paint   -  Pincushion Protea and Shasta Daisies

Oil on Canvas 50cmx30cm

Pincushion Protea, amongst the first of the spring flowers open on the Garden Route, the subject of my painting.

Reminded me of a painting I did of the Cottage garden in Stellenbosch, of pincushions and Shasta daisies. We had a fabulous, double headed protea pincushion that created minature Suns in the garden.

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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