-  Diary of an Adventure   -  harbour Town Adventures
Oil on Canvas 76cmx102cm
 A grey patch too dark, which I decided to let dry before correcting as I wanted to keep the Spring colours clean. It also gives the ridges of paint created for the branches a chance to hold their shape before I trash them again.
Permanent Carmine (Classico), Van Dyk (No. 40) Rose Madder Carmine

Permanent Magenta (Daler Rowney) and Van Dyk (No. 48) Violet Rose Madder for the flowers.
Rain hammering down. Lightning and thunder. Perfectly miserable for a Border Collie, and the planned braai! However, the Studio parking lot garden is thrilled. Fuchsia’s in flower and the Japanese Anemones starting to find their feet.
Jasmin garden butterflies recycle plastic art
The studio filled with the handy scent of the Star Jasmin on the upstairs patio
The first 18 small works of the ‘Nyathi Series’ sorted, with disheveled ostriches, zebra, elephants and warthog.
wild life, Addo elephant park paintings

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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