“Consciousness, Exploration, Pleasure and Evolution.
Welcome to my creative world!”
Louise Lamirande, visual artist
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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…read more
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…read more
Here is a digital hybrid painting whose title expresses the main motivation why I do paintings: fun and pleasure. I constantly use these two words when I describe my work as an artist.These words mean for me joy, happiness, satisfaction and well-being. They are motivators, generators and results…read more
I would like to write as fluently in English as I do in French but honestly, it is not the case. I find it difficult to translate accurately my thoughts in English and it is often frustrating. That’s the reason why I decided today to show you one of my recent digital hybrid paintings without frills.read more
Today I am going to speak about a clothing company. My goal is not to advertise, but to let you know about a company whose concept is innovative and could present some of my artworks in an original way with a little help from you. You will understand by reading what follows.read more
In early 2015, I began a series of digital paintings combining both my interest in mixed media and digital. Here we are in October and it is more than time for me to collect all the hybrids, to take a look on the progress of this experiment and decide which direction to take with this project for the future. The hybrid series was born from my desire to add textures with a more realistic look to my digital paintings. I wondered what would happen if I scan my paintings created with ink and acrylic and that I then combine them with a software like Corel Painter, adding, if necessary, pure digital effects…read more
Do you remember the first tests I did with Spectrum Noir alcohol inks on Yupo? (I shared the results with you in that blog post if you missed it.) It’s been a long time. Well, I’m back with two paintings created to have a better understanding of the inks behave on Yupo as comparison with Adirondack inks with which I am used to work.read more
Today, I present two digital hybrid paintings in a range of similar colors. Cool colors slightly warmed here and there by touches of red and yellow to with was added texture effects.
As time goes by, I enjoy having more white space in my paintings. It is still unnatural to me and I must act consciously to leave more space for it, but I enjoy the way it challenges me to explore different ways to play with colors… and white.
One of the problems I am confronted with when I do digital paintings is to be able to see them all at once. Because I do not print all of my paintings, I can’t spread them in front of me or put them on walls to seize the overall impact of my work as it is possible to do with paintings on canvas for example.read more