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This is a mixed media on board painting, I used a little bit of everything : acrylic, dry pastels, oil pastels, watercolors… I experimented with something new, The black tree is make of black thread.The original painting is 12 × 12 inches.Click here to see a step by step video tutorial.

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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
( http://www.watercolorpainting.ca/ and http://www.yupopaperpainting.com/ )
- Building complex textures and edges with acrylics and mixed media on canvas (http://www.mixed-media-paintings.com)

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  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 4 years ago

    well done piece the tree comes alive in this !LIZ

  • Thank you Liz!

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • Lora Garcelon
    Lora Garcelonabout 4 years ago

    I like the textures – This looks like fun!

  • Yes it is :-)
    I might use thread more often in my paintings, I was inspired to try this by the magazine " textile arts", looking at all those amazing works people can do with craft materials, especially those free machine embroideries.

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • redladyart
    redladyartabout 4 years ago

    What fun! I love this textured work, especially the thread tree. :)

  • Thank you Sharon!

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • * RoyAllenHunt *
    * RoyAllenHunt *about 4 years ago

    Excellent conflation to an excellent end.

  • Thank you Roy!

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonabout 4 years ago

    so full of light and texture, beautiful

  • Sandrine Pelissier
    Sandrine Pelis...about 4 years ago

    Thank you Maria!

  • JonathanHooper
    JonathanHooperover 3 years ago

    I think this is really beautiful – I love the colour and shape and texture.

  • Thanks Jonathan. If you are interested I made a small movie showing all the steps, it was fun to work with thread on a painting.
    http://sandrinepelissier.wordpress.com/2010/06/14/new-movie-the-making-of-thread-tree-mixed-media-on-board/

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • JonathanHooper
    JonathanHooperover 3 years ago

    Wonderful – very interesting to see the stages and I love how it all comes together at the end, with a lovely balance of subtlety and contrasts

  • Thanks Jonathan :-)

    – Sandrine Pelissier

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