Jan Rowe

Medium: Acrylics

“I retired early (very early) from a career as a Librarian in N.H.S. libraries.  We came to live in the southernmost part of the Alentejo five years ago, and the peace and tranquility I found here in the foothills of the Serra da Brejeira offered me the opportunity to begin making art, and more specifically, painting.

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Original Painting © Jan Rowe

I began with watercolours, dabbled with pastels and am now happily exploring the wider possibilities that acrylics offer.

Original Painting © Jan Rowe

Original Painting © Jan Rowe

My preferred subjects are flowers.  I love peonies and have painted a few large-scale canvasses featuring these lovely, voluptuous blooms.

Original Painting © Jan Rowe

Original Painting © Jan Rowe

I consider myself a beginner.  I’m at the start of my painting journey and am keen to learn from other more experienced painters.”

Contact Information

E-mail: jan.p.rowe2@gmail.com

You can view more of her work via her gallery here. Click on any of the images to start the slideshow.

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