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Janis Fry's paintings are in watercolour, ink and gouache, mixed media, acrylic and oil. Sizes vary from 1 to 4 feet, in any one dimension. Janis is a member of the Royal Watercolour Society of Wales, but she also likes to paint in oil and acrylic. Although her subject matter varies, she is essentially a painter of natural landscape, trees, particularly Yew trees, the sea, Tree of Life and Celtic mythology and portraits. In her work she is concerned with mood, atmosphere and those things half seen. She is fascinated by the boundaries between things and people, where one thing ends and another begins, by precise and indistinct edges, by merging, fading and emergence. An important motif is portals and ways through, between worlds and states of consciousness.
Work on view by appointment only. At present Janis is preparing for a major exhibition called 'The Sacred Yew' with Valerie James and Paul Greenwood, opening on April 1st 2016 until May 7th at Taliesin Art Centre, Swansea University, Wales UK
Janis Fry is a Specialist Art Teacher, available for booking as a workshop or course leader or as a demonstrator and presenter in all aspects of painting, drawing and mono printing.
Private Art Tuition for pleasure and artistic development are available at the home studio in a beautiful setting near Llandybie, Carmarthenshire, Wales. Janis welcomes all levels of ability from beginners to advanced. You learn whatever it is you wish to learn, from drawing or painting in pencil, charcoal, ink , pastel, conte, watercolour, gouache, oil or acrylic. Learn technique, style and process. Any subject matter. From painting for pleasure to BA tutoring. A day’s tuition at the home studio costs £150 for between 1 and 4 people.
Evening class at Penclawdd, Gower Peninsula.
One Day workshops for Art Societies and Clubs include:
Gauguin painting holidays
Painting holidays in Gauguin country on the coast at Le Pouldu, Southern Brittany, France in June and September.
Now in its 5th year these unique painting holidays are a way of gaining insight into the mind and personality of Gaugin, one of the most important painters who ever lived, as well as identifying and developing your own unique painting style. Click here for more information.
Contact by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 01269 851044
Janis Fry is also a writer and author of books on ancient Yew trees, the Tree of Life and is available for talks on this subject.
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