local color gallery
Oils - Canvas & Board
I love this quote:
“Art exists because life is not enough”....by artist Ferreira Gullar
I currently work with oils because I love how it feels.....(This creamy and velvety smooth medium which glistens in the light when wet...... )
My subject matter varies but the aim is always to try to capture light. When I see something beautiful, it's the light I first see and which captures my attention. It's what attracts me. As I grow as an artist, I wish to be more impact-full with my statements of light......to emphasize “feeling”.
On a more personal note, I was born in Canada in a large French Canadian family. It seems that even as a young child, I always had a talent for drawing. Although my path did not lead me to be a full time artist, I have always yearned to paint. Over the years, while living my traditional life, I've carved out time to paint...first with watercolors, then in oils. I am self taught, with the help of many classes, workshops and books.
I currently live in North Carolina with my husband..... where I now commit to make painting a full time endeavor.
I hope you enjoy my work.
Contact information:  523-4091 | Chantalpaints@gmail.com |