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Louise Lamirande, visual artist

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Asymmetric Symmetry 2: Alcohol Ink and Acrylic on Dura-Lar

Last week, I presented you two paintings made with alcohol ink and acrylic on transparent Dura-Lar. Here are two other paintings exploring the same concept of asymmetrical symmetry. This time, the color palette is even more reduced and the texture effects are so subtle that all the attention is focused on the composition and interaction between both paintings. Notice how the eyes travel from one to the other…

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Asymmetric Symmetry: Alcohol Ink and Acrylic on Dura-Lar

I am always amazed to see how a catastrophic painting session can turn into a golden opportunity to explore a new creative path. The painting session was disappointing: color overload, uninteresting composition, nonexistent contrast… In brief, a disaster. It is only when I had the impulse to create symmetric images that I started again to have fun.

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2016: Looking for Something New

The beginning of a year is always for me, and maybe for you too, a convenient time to think about the past and to make choices that will influence the future. What are your wishes for this year? What would you like to live and what actions are you ready to do to make it happen? As for me, I am looking for something new in my creative life. What’s this new will look like? I honestly don’t know right now!

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2015: Retrospective of the Year

Year 2015 ends and it is time for me to look back on the main events of the year to help me to get a clear view of where I want to go next and how I am planning to get there.

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Review of the Magnetacks, A Minimalist Hanging System

The idea of hanging drawings, paintings on paper or posters to wall with magnets is not new. The classic way to do that is to drive four screws on the wall, and then attach high potency magnets on each of the screw heads. The art on paper is thus sandwiched between the screw head and the magnet. This method ensures there is no hole through the paper, but the screws leave holes of considerable size on the wall…

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Perfectly Imperfect: Digital Hybrid Painting

Something imperfect is often evocative, touching and beautiful when we take the time to open ourselves to it. For example, think of a china plate inherited from your grandmother that you keep even if it has a breach; this tree growing in hostile conditions, bent by the wind and bad weather; this flower losing its last petals or this very old wall bearing the mark of past centuries…

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New: Limited Edition Prints Available Online

So far, people who wished to buy one of my digital paintings in limited edition had to either meet me at an art exhibition, or make a request by email. It is much simpler now.
I am pleased to announce you that a selection of my digital paintings is now available as limited edition prints in the online shop! These prints are found on https://en.louiselamirande.com under the following tab: Shop>> Limited Edition Prints

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Twitter Art Exhibit: NYC (2016) – I participate and you?

Twitter Art Exhibit is an international art exhibition with charitable purpose of works the size of a postcard. It is open to everyone, amateurs and professionals having a Twitter account. The artworks are graciously offered by the artists and sale $35 US by the organizers of the exhibition. All of the money raised goes to charity. This year it goes to the “Pride Foster’s Handmade Program”. The exhibition will take place in New York at the Tryge Lie Gallery, from March 31 to April 31, 2016…

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Ideas of minimalist hanging systems for drawings and paintings on paper

Since a few weeks, I have spent a lot of time looking for the best way to present my digital paintings printed on paper. I have come to the conclusion that there is none. Each has its good and less good sides. Sometimes the method offers a good protection to the artwork, but creates a distance with the viewer, or it eliminates the distance but leaves the artworks prone to scratches or breakage…

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