La Vie En Rose
Not For Sale
I create evocative and purposely imperfect paintings inspired by the amazing colours of light reflecting on the water and have developed a personalized style that translates and interprets nature through highly textured, luminous and transparent layers created with manipulation of mediums. Several layers of opaque and translucent oil with natural pigments, sand and cold wax were used to create the unusual textures and to develop a 3-D effect, blurring the line between painting and sculpture and inviting the viewer to touch it.
“La Vie en Rose’s” intention is to offer an “abstracted landscape sanctuary” where the viewer can go to
|Technique:||Oil, Natural Pigments, Cold Wax|
|Contents:||Fog, Sky, Outdoors, Landscape, Seascape|
|Edition:||Original, one of a kind artwork|
|Unframed Size:||24in x 36in|
Lions Bay, British Columbia
Monica's distinctive style of textural painting, in which she applies thick layers of acrylic paint and medium with palette knives, results in a 3-D effect, suggesting organic energy, flow and movement. At the same time, she uses multiple glazes of colour to produce contrast and harmony, creating lightness, fluidity, and
"“Working with texture and layers in my mixed media paintings gives me an opportunity to express nature in an abstract way, to encourage the viewer to be moved by its beauty, and to create a mood that will seduce the eye, soothe the mind, and inspire the spirit.” Monica Gewurz"