As the title suggests, this is my second experience painting this particular gentleman. My impetus for re-engaging with the subject was, appropriately for the theme of this exhibition, the strong, simple volumes – as well as the gorgeous colour. This time round, I chose to really simplify the surrounding space in order to foreground the figure itself. I find him a very pleasant companion in the room, holding his own space so beautifully and so self-contained.
|Technique:||Oil on Canvas|
|Contents:||Mexican, Cellphone, Man, Costume, Portrait, People|
|Edition:||Original, one of a kind artwork|
|Framed Size:||20in x 16in|
Argenta, British Columbia
Oiseau lives and paints in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada. While she focuses primarily on portraiture and the figure, plein air landscape painting is also an important part of her practice and inspiration.
"In painting as in life, whatever distance you travel just opens up further vistas for exploration. Subtleties, bold statements, complexities of relationships, colour, colour, colour. I wish I could paint forever!"