I am a French self-taught artist, and these past twenty years I have made Norway my home. Moving to the Lofoten islands was the greatest present I ever made to myself and the Arctic landscapes are indeed a true treat for any artist’s eyes. I live with my British soulmate, my sweet Papillon girls, Lucy and Pixie and the spirit of my border collie, Loki. My creativity is a tribute to the eyes that blink in the heart of every smallest thing, the flowing dreams whose pulse tries to reach to us in our most meditative state.
Tada! My first broomstick! About time! It was a delight working on the composition, preparing all the little parts (beads, wooden cut-outs, paper leaves, woven ribbons) and of course making the body itself. The making was magical (of course). Some people have different broomsticks for many different occasions, but I am limited by the lack of space, so this one will
It took four days, ten hours a day, to glaze lantern, brooches and beads. It is extremely time-consuming but at least, I’m learning a lot about the glazes I use. Inside the lantern, there is a Pixie and lots of books for him to read. Details about the glazes I used. Fired at 1190 C, 12 hours:
I went to listen to the song of the aspen leaves in the wind. I finished the fresco for my altar, it took one month and a half and as it’s part of a diorama, most of it is hidden, but I know what’s behind the houses. A whole world. The houses aren’t totally finished but I’m having a break.
It was 14 degres yesterday. We went to the summer beach on a first of October. It felt weird but highly enjoyable. The girls love the beach. I finished weaving a cushion cover and was just about taking a picture when suddenly, out of nowhere, miss Lucy climbed on the chair to inquire about the freshly woven fabric. She approved.