Obsessed, who, me ?

Obsessed, who, me ?
No, I’m not a complete obsessional maniac when cars are involved! Or am I? While I had a walk in Paris (see The continuous museum), ambling along the rue de la Convention, I suddenly saw this nice red car at a light, also red. Neither a Volvo P444 nor a Peugeot 203, what could it ...

The continuous museum

The continuous museum
When the weather is not as Siberian as it has been these last months, one of my favourite pastimes – if  I am not locked in my studio and paint – is to walk in Paris. I have neither route nor goal, I move forward to see this other thing that looks so interesting, there, ...

New and not so new

New and not so new
I like to paint brand new cars. Those bodyworks full of reflexions, those sparkling chromes, those spotlessly smooth surfaces. Citroën DS 19 I like to paint dog tired cars. Those tarnished paints, those twisted bumpers, those dents on the body. Citroën 2CV 6 Spécial I like to paint wrecks. Those missing parts, those rust effects, ...

Made in Japan

Made in Japan
Two small sized painting done around the same time, in 2004. I was testing other backgrounds than just the white of the paper. The 2003 Subaru is the proof that I can sometimes be interested in a modern car. I like its big round eyes, and the huge amount of reflections to reproduce (See the ...

Jaguars

Jaguars
For cars, my basic training is to ignore the landscape and paint the car alone, and to lose myself in the reflexions on the body. If the landscape is not around the car, it will be inside it… Jaguar Mk X Jaguar Mk 2 4.2 Jaguar XJ6 4.2 Jaguar X Type

Lady bugs

Lady bugs
Let’s have a logical start: this is the oldest watercolour that I still have in my (virtual) files. I like visual jokes, and you’ll encounter others from time to time. The insects were harder to paint than the cars. Last but not least, this was not painted for any customer, it was made for my ...

Here we go…

Here we go...
Hello, and welcome to my blog. This is a virtual gallery where I’ll show my creations in watercolour. Some of them will be offered for sale. You’ll also find some sketches, rough ideas and experiences. Other threads will be about my influences, my models, my inspirations. And a lot of vintage cars. Please feel free ...