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Whether it is to make a sketch, to add colors to an artwork, or simply to write a note on a piece of paper, the pencil is so common and such a part of our everyday life that we rarely question ourselves on how it is made.
Personally, I like to know where my art supplies come from and, when it is possible, how they are made.
Recently, I began a series of digital paintings. I am not used to create series. I rather tend to follow the impulse of the moment which rarely pushes me in the same direction for a very long time. In fact, it is the first time that I choose to invest myself in a series for weeks and even months.read more
I like to look at art magazines to discover new artists and their artwork, and learn more about art in general but I’m often repelled by hermetic text or un-friendly and cold design of many publications.read more
If there is a profession where the personal life influences the professional work, it is indeed that of an artist. That is why, to have a better understanding of the work of an artist, it is often necessary to know more about the personal life of that artist. The artist, teacher and author Seth Apter understood it well.read more
Although I am not a fanatic of environmental issues, I like to adopt greener habits when it is within my reach. I tried to find information on the web about greener habits for painters, but my research has left me unsatisfied.read more
Although I like very much digital painting and use a lot this mode of expression in my current artwork, I have to admit that digital medium has also drawbacks. Below I’m listing a few drawbacks I discovered working with digital tools since 2011.read more
People often ask me what a digital painting is and how it’s done. In fact, digital painting, in my art practice, is very similar to traditional painting, however the tools are different. The computer screen replaces the canevas, I use a stylus instead of brushes, and a graphic tablet to transmit every digital brushstrokes to a specialized software.read more
When it comes to choose a way to express our creativity in visual art, the choices are many: pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, ink, collage, mixed media … and digital. Which one to choose? It’s a matter of preferences but for those of you who want to know why digital is a wonderful medium for creative painters, read below to find out.read more
It is with great pleasure that I announce you that one of my digital paintings will be shown at the first edition of the International Triennial Contrast Awards for digital fine art printmaking which will take place to Fribourg in Switzerland.read more