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patterned trees painting by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier
patterned west coast landscape by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier
acrylicworks 3 book by North Light booksThis edition of AcrylicWorks focuses on the theme of texture! The broad theme allows for an amazing variety of styles and approaches. Explore how each individual artist takes to capturing their three-dimensional world onto a two dimensional surface. Each translation is unique and inspiring. From shocking hyper-realism to harmonious abstractions, and everything in between, the visual interest of each artist is expressed beautifully and calls your attention into seeing the beauty within any part of our world. See the world as they see it and allow yourself to fall into their paintings as you try to understand both their technique as well as their conceptual focus. Reading each statement certainly gives each work a new air of significance and character
I am very happy to have an excerpt from my book: “Fearless Watercolor for beginners” published in this month’s Watercolor Artist Magazine issue, in the Studio Staples section.
This excerpt talks about the different kinds of watercolor paper and how to choose the right paper for you.
Get this issue of Watercolor Artist Magazine here from the North Lights Books website.
I just received a notice today:”Congratulations! We are very happy to inform you that your mixed-media art has been selected for publication in Incite 4: Relax. Restore. Renew.”
All four paintings will be featured in the next issue of Incite, this is great news!
Going in circles as been selected as one of ten honorable-mention winners in the 2015 Shades of Gray Competition!
I am very happy as drawing is becoming a more and more important part of what I do in my paintings.
It will be featured in the spring 2016 issue of Drawing.I think I also won a year’s subscription to Drawing, which is great 🙂

I am so excited to see my work on the cover and in a featured article of Acrylic Artist, Winter 2016.
Caroline McKee wrote the article and I had the opportunity to talk about techniques, inspiration but also marketing and business.
Click here to see a detailed content of this issue of Acrylic Artist

acrylic artist magazine cover by North Vancouver artist Sandrine Pelissier

Here is a preview of the first pages of the article.

Real or Imagined
Sandrine Pelissier’s work explores the tension between opposing concepts by blending delicate drawing designs with loose, abstract painting.
By Caroline McKee

​Click on the picture to see a larger version.

painting flowers from imagination

Click here to download a PDF of the page where Princess Park is being featured.

Splash 16 is available on the North Light Books online store.
If you missed my June webinar for the Artist’s network, you can watch it here on the Artists Network YouTube channel.

Together with Sandrine Pelissier, fearlessly explore the wonderful world of watercolor. Embark on an adventurous journey with Sandrine; as she discusses the importance of enjoying the artistic learning process, when to break all the rules, the excitement of experimentation, creating tricks by taking risks, and the natural process of finding your own artistic style.

In this free Artists Network Online Event, get a special preview into Sandrine’s new book Fearless Watercolor for Beginners: Adventurous Painting Techniques to Get You Started. You’re fearless watercolor adventure starts now with the help of Sandrine. You will love this watercolor book if you are new to watercolor and want easy lessons in the watercolor medium, you want to learn to paint a variety of subject matter, or you want to overcome the fear of creating watercolor paintings.

Sandrine sheds some light on gathering materials, finding a place and time to paint, some basic watercolor techniques, how to add stunning textures, experimenting with mixed media, and how to do a self-evaluation to improve moving into the future.

Join Sandrine on a Fearless Watercolor Adventure!


Thank you Cherie Haas for writing this article on a mixed media technique I am sharing in Fearless watercolor for beginners.

You can try this technique, it helps not focusing on details and paint loosely.

I was very happy to learn that Imagined Reality has been selected for publication in North Light Books’ AcrylicWorks 3: Celebrating Texture edited by Jamie Markle.

Click here to see the winners’ announcement on to view the selected works.

See the AcrylicWorks series here on the North Light Books store.

In this new Artist Network post, Artist Cherie Haas is talking about her state of mind when creating Art ,connecting those personal experiences to some of my new book content about inspiration, criticism and self evaluation.

See a special offer on my new book here on the North Light Books website:
Fearless Watercolor for Beginners, Adventurous Painting Techniques to Get You Started

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