Girls !

Des filles !
When I talked about the themes of the paintings for the Tattooed Lady exhibition, the idea of pinup girls came quickly. Pinup girls… I’ve wanted to paint them for a long time. But it’s so much harder (in my opinion) than cars! It was the perfect occasion to try. I’ve been influenced by Gil Elvgren, ...

Baja California

Baja California
I am fond of the American cars of the early sixties. After the excesses of the “Juke box” look at the end of the previous decade, they show a nice looking come back to sobriety. There are some specialists to argue that the sixties showed an impoverishment of the American car design. I suppose they ...

Meet me at the lake

Rendez vous au lac
After the landscapes, the need for characters came quickly.  I had all I needed for this composition, the landscape and the car. But something was missing… I decided somebody was needed. This is my first watercolour with a character. We’re here at Montreux, Switzerland, on the shore of Lake Léman, location of a famous jazz ...

The day I forgot how to breathe

Le jour où j’ai oublié de respirer
Painting is in essence a solitary pleasure. To perform in public is highly unusual. My exhibitions before the first of august, 2013 were in the region of …one. And it had been without a preview. This time, there was one. My first one. The 3rd of august at 8 PM. The day began with no ...