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Jandreart Studio

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TH 2 Long Street Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 78 610 5104
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Studio redesigned providing superb backdrop for Jan’s vibrant paintings

Jandre has redesigned the studio creating an open space with his paintings adorning the walls. The... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Lesa M
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World Class

My first time to Knysna and to Jan Raats’ studio. What a treat! From elephants, memorable faces to... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Hanollie
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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A working art studio where the resident artist engages with visitors , provides demonstrations and gives advice to artists and collectors
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TH 2 Long Street Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Jandre has redesigned the studio creating an open space with his paintings adorning the walls. The new display options create opportunities for visitors to enjoy the pieces fully. Jandre is able to capture the expressive eyes of his portrait subjects, movement of wild life and...More

1  Thank Lesa M
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

My first time to Knysna and to Jan Raats’ studio. What a treat! From elephants, memorable faces to Vietnamese scenes - all created in Jan’s distinctive style. Planning to move house soon - and hoping that at least one of his incredible paintings will have...More

Thank Hanollie
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

What a technique. All hand painted, and many different scenes. The experiences he has had are beautifully canvassed. Definitely worth a visit, and if you have a blank wall then an essential addition to your collection. Better make space!

Thank Wayne H
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I popped into the studio whilst on holiday in Knysna before Christmas and was greeted by Jan and his wife and their dog, I stayed for a cup of tea and heard all about their adventures and about his most recent project with the homeless...More

Thank Debbie H
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Popped by this lovely gallery today. Jan is such a lovely person and we were fortunate to watch him at work as well as engage in conversation regarding his Vietnam works - which are gorgeous!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and inspiring art pieces of Knysna and surrounding areas. Love the vibrancy of the colours and unique finger painting technique!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Visited on the morning of Heritage Day in September with my teenage daughter while on a road trip. During this trip we went to quite a few studios and galleries and this was the one which really sparked my daughter's interest. Jan was very hospitable,...More

Thank LisleBrampton
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Jandreart, Owner at Jandreart Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

So glad you stopped and spent time with me. Hopefully the painting you are interested in is still available! I'm in Vietnam at the moment, however Clive is at the studio Kind regards

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I bought one of Jan's paintings from his Gallery in Knysna and then by chance met the guy he painted on the beachfront, as he is a curio seller on the beach to tourist. The painting is so life-like and unique. I love his work...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Passing through Knysna, we have stopped over just to look inside. We have eventually purchased amazing painting and brought it back to Europe with us. All well packed and ready for transport. It is now hanging on our top spot in dining room and makes...More

Thank David V
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful gallery op the water. Jan paints the most amazing paintings with his left hand. Beautiful flowers, birds, locally scenery but also portraits from his travels to all parts of the world. Paintings small to large. Ideal souvenir to pack into your suitcase! Lovely owners...More

Thank bergveere
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Jandreart, Owner at Jandreart Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Many thanks for the review It was wonderful to have you here, even for such a short visit. Look forward to seeing you back here again

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