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In the same series as Charlotte: Let me do it!

but, with more contrast. I liked the position of the hands, with the head slightly turned.

I used watercolor for the figure and chair, an acrylic under painting in the background and some gouache. I used Arches watercolor paper cold press 300lb, size : 15 × 22 inches.

The title is a reference to something an art critic said about the paintings of Claude Monet, he was thinking the painter was using too much blue.

Featured in Symposium of Modern Realists group
Featured in the Feminine Intent group

709 views on Aug 6, 2012


realist, blue, green, girl, paper, portrait, child, watercolor

I grew up in France but have been living in Canada for the last 12 years, I am currently located in North Vancouver and work from a studio on Pemberton Avenue.

I have two passions:
- Painting the effects of light with watercolor on paper through portraits and cityscapes
( and )
- Building complex textures and edges with acrylics and mixed media on canvas (

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  • Ella Meky
    Ella Mekyalmost 5 years ago

    very good work!!

  • redladyart
    redladyartalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful skillful painting! :)

  • reflector
    reflectoralmost 5 years ago

    A great portrait ! Nice style and use of colour.

  • Antanas
    Antanasalmost 5 years ago

    lovely work……..

  • juha
    juhaalmost 5 years ago

    ton travail est vraiment très beau les expressions sont superbes ainsi que les attitudes ,
    et puis tu me répond en Français c est génial!!

  • newartist
    newartistalmost 5 years ago

    so good!! wow, lifelike..

  • Thank you.

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • Richard  Tuvey
    Richard Tuveyalmost 5 years ago

    Sandrine your portraits are superb. The pose and the young child’s look is just wonderful.

  • Thank you Richard!

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkeralmost 5 years ago

    excellent..beautiful work!!

  • Adam Regester
    Adam Regesteralmost 5 years ago

    Fabulous work !

  • Digital-Art
    Digital-Artover 4 years ago

    lovely work

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