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JAN MARTIN MCGUIRE'S A PAINTING SAFARI:
                           SCENES FROM THE AFRICAN WILD

Complete catalogue of the Forbes Galleries show held March 21 - May 5, 2008.
Autographed by Jan.
Available for $39.95

Published by James Gary Hines II


PAINTING WOLVES, FOXES & COYOTES
SOLD OUT from Jan and out of print from the publisher.


Published by Northlight Books, it is available from book and art stores, also Amazon.com.       Retail is $21.95.

Can order from Jan with a personalization and original pencil remarque on the cover page (Jan is not handling sales of plain, unremarqued copies). The remarqued personalized copies are $55.00.

 


CONTENTS PAGE:
Chapter one - Basics
Chapter two - Anatomy and Proportions
Chapter three - Pups
Chapter four - Attitude, Behavior and Movement
Chapter five - Natural Habitat
Chapter six - Painting Demo - a packof wolves
Chapter seven - Painting Demo - painting a coyote
Chapter eight - Painting Demo - painting a red fox


MINI DEMOs:
Jan does several mini demos in the book such as this one on eyes. She also covers fur, noses, feet and habitat elements such as moss, rocks, bark, snow, and dirt.
 


FULL DEMOs:
Jan does three full demos - doing a complete fine art painting step by step from the research stage through to the finish.


FRIENDSHIPS IN NATURE


Jan and her husband James have written a children's book recommended for kids ages 4 - 9. Jan did the artwork, and James did the writing. It introduces kids to the concept of symbiotic relationships in Nature

The book retails for $15.95 and is available in bookstores or from Amazon.com.

 


TITLE PAGE:
This shows the title page with an inscription and personalization, signed by both Jan and James and an original pencil remarque.

Jan's website is only selling the personalized and remarqued books for $45.00.

"A small animal can get into places a large animal can't."


EXAMPLE OF A PAGE IN BOOK (CROCODILE AND WAGTAIL)
The book is done in two sections. The first illustrated here shows a large format color painting and one simple line of text.
 


EXAMPLE OF SECOND SECTION OF BOOK
The second ssection goes into more depth so that parents, teachers or older siblings can explain more to the kids about what is going on in the paintings.

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