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Oil on wood 20X30 cm.

Fort boyard from ile de oléron
 I have painted this painting on the island of Oléron,
The  sky was incredible with those insane clouds.
If you want to go to a place that the weather changes a lot go to Oléron , we had rain, sun, waves, you name it, but paradoxically it is this kind of weather that usually produces the best paintings.

I am fascinated by sun light and I try to capture it in paint. Light is as important for a painting as sound is for music.

most of my paintings are premier coups (one shot paintings) / alla prima, there are many other terms that are also relevant like plienair-paintings but as a visual person I try not to get caught up in the literal or verbal definition.

occasionally I work on the same painting for several sessions , they are all done on the spot in the nature observing the landscape and the changing moment.( Sam Rachamin Copyright)


Fort boyard from ile d'Oléron

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