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Princess Park, watercolor on paper mounted on board by Sandrine Pelissier

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From a picture I took in Princess Park ( North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), it is a watercolor with a bit of gouache.
Recently I started experimenting with mounting different kinds of papers on board. I think watercolor and gouache are amazing media but I am sometimes frustrated by the need to frame works.
Paper is watercolor paper hot press 90 lb

Click here to see a blog post on how to mount watercolor paper on board

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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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  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsalmost 2 years ago

    Nicely done Sandrine, very beautiful piece. I like to use both watercolour and gouache as well, they make excellent partners.

  • Hello Jim, yes me too, I like the nice contrast of transparency and opaque you get that way.

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • JennyArmitage
    JennyArmitagealmost 2 years ago

    This is a gorgeous treatment of forest and forest light. I’m in awe.

  • Thanks Jenny!

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • Lora Garcelon
    Lora Garcelonalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful painting! I like you you captured the light. Thanks for sharing your process. Do you seal the painting with anything is you are not framing it?

  • Thanks Lora :-), What I did is I use fixative (Krylon workable fixative) before because I wanted to make sure that no paint would be lift off, and then I brushed varnish on. I guess you could also spray varnish .

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • eoconnor
    eoconnoralmost 2 years ago

    A BEAutiful work and tutorial liz

  • Thanks Liz :-)

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Huntalmost 2 years ago

    Absolutely fantastic. The lighting is superb.

  • Thanks Douglas!

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 1 year ago

    beautiful work

  • Thanks JUSTART.

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanover 1 year ago

  • Thank you!

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsover 1 year ago

    Breathtaking , good god I could not achieve this with a camera , but you do the impossible ! Compelling and simply beautiful art Sandrine

  • Thanks Paul, so glad you liked it!

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • Pat Yager
    Pat Yagerover 1 year ago

    Sandrine, this is terrific! I admire your patience and your talent! ~ Pat

  • Thanks Pat :-)

    – Sandrine Pelissier

  • Stephanie Jayne Whitcomb
    Stephanie Jayn...over 1 year ago

    This is an amazing watercolor. Great composition and wonderful colors, and you did a wonderful job with negative space, too.

  • Thanks Stephanie, I really appreciate it :)

    – Sandrine Pelissier

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