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Journal Entry: Tue May 12, 2015, 11:28 AM
You can now find my owls in a set of 7 high quality postcards!

All info here : www.etsy.com/listing/232731103…







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Olivier Villoingt
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
France
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[EN] For its way to reveal the texture of the paper, as well as the material on itself, the graphite is the ideal medium to achieve the atmosphere I want to bring out in my artworks. It allows a full and obvious light and shadows play. It's a restless backward and forward movement between light and shadows, one existing only in relation to the other. The white of the paper, and light grays due to the graphite's wash, aren't just emphasizing the subject in my artworks, but actually give them their meanings and density. The merging blacks and grays offer countless landscapes, discreet but real, awaiting for one's imagination to get into.

My inspirations find their origins in nordic and celtic mythology, as the symbols they carry. I'm fascinating by the omnipresence of this savage Nature, full of ageless creatures playing by unknown laws to us. These forests, these sanctuaries, made out ancient trees endowing knotted roots and branches, are talking about old times. i'm looking forward to these primordial places, and for the worrying serenity that spring out of it.
Very young, I went into a forest...never to leave.

I currently participate into different shows in the Krab Jab Studio gallery in Seattle, in Nucleus Gallery in Los Angeles, and in Matrix Fine Art in Albuquerque. My artworks can also be found in some festivals in France.

[FR] Pour sa façon de révéler le grain du papier, la matière et la texture qu'il apporte, le graphite est le médium idéal pour l'ambiance que je veux amener dans mes travaux. Il permet un rendu plein et évident des jeux d'ombres et de lumières. C'est un incessant va et vient entre l'ombre et la lumière, l'une n'existant que par rapport à l'autre. Le blanc du papier, les gris légers offerts par un lavis de graphite ne se contentent pas de seulement mettre en lumière le sujet même de mes travaux, mais leur donnent leur densité. Les fondus de gris et de noirs offrent à l'imagination de nombreux paysages, discrets mais présents, attendant l'oeil de celui qui voudra s'y projeter.

Mes inspirations trouvent leur source dans la mythologie nordique et celtique, et la symbolique qu'elles véhiculent. Je suis fasciné par l'omniprésence de cette Nature sauvage et élémentaire, peuplée de créatures sans âges et aux lois inconnues. Les forêts sanctuaires, aux arbres millénaires dotés de racines et branches noueuses racontent ces temps anciens. Je recherche ces espaces primordiaux, pour l'atmosphère d'inquiétante sérénité qui s'en dégage.
Tout jeune, je suis entré dans une forêt...pour ne plus jamais en sortir.

J'expose actuellement mes travaux dans les galeries Krab Jab Studio à Seattle, Nucleus à Los Angeles, et Matrix Fine Art à Albuquerque. On peut retrouver mes travaux dans certains festivals en France.
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- WiP - by Olivier-Villoingt
- WiP -
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You can still get your own original drawing here on my Etsy shop! : www.etsy.com/shop/OlivierVillo…

Travail en cours... (Vendu)
Vous pouvez toujours commander votre propre dessin original sur ma page Etsy ! : www.etsy.com/fr/shop/OlivierVi…
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Untitled by Olivier-Villoingt
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Hi! 
Sorry for the lack of new! I'm currently working on bigger things I will show you very soon, but in the meantime here is a new little member of my fauns family :)

Original available on my Etsy shop: www.etsy.com/listing/240650393…

Bonjour!
Désolé pour le manque de nouvelles! Je travaille actuellement sur de plus grandes illustrations (que je pourrai vous montrer bientôt), mais en attendant voici un nouveau venu dans ma (grande) famille de faunes ^^

L'original est à vendre sur ma boutique Etsy: www.etsy.com/fr/listing/240650…
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Dragon! by Olivier-Villoingt
Dragon!

Dragon commission, in progress!

(Sold)
You can still order your own original drawing on my Etsy shop : www.etsy.com/listing/230070893…

Dragon en cours !
(Vendu)
Vous pouvez toujours commander votre propre dessin original sur ma boutique Etsy:
www.etsy.com/fr/listing/230070…

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Boyki Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love your work! Feeling so glad that I discovered your page today. The atmosphere of your drawings is enchanting. Keep up the great work!
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Olivier-Villoingt Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks Bojan! Much appreciated :)
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OLDEREALMS Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015
love your work, very inspiring........
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Olivier-Villoingt Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you Sharon! :)
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znodden Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Really nice gallery, I love the mood in your drawings :)
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Olivier-Villoingt Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you Susanna :)
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Pyramiddhead Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Incredible work in graphite, my favorite medium. Also it reminds me alot of one of my favorite artists Allen Williams!
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Olivier-Villoingt Featured By Owner May 21, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Allen Williams is the best! Thank you very much :)
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Franck25 Featured By Owner May 15, 2015
La classe, man !
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Olivier-Villoingt Featured By Owner May 21, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Merci Franck !
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