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Journal Entry: Thu Oct 9, 2014, 8:43 PM
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Collector's Edition prints are now available... by Olivier-Villoingt


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Olivier Villoingt
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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.


Christmas! by Olivier-Villoingt
Last few days to order your prints in time for Christmas!…

Il ne reste que quelques jours pour commander vos tirages et les recevoir avant Noël !…

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Wip 2 - Pan's Labyrinth by Olivier-Villoingt
Wip 2 - Pan's Labyrinth
My piece "I've Had So Many Names..." (mixed media) will soon be viewable at Gallery 1988, Los Angeles.
Opening reception : December 12th! 

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Wip - Pan's Labyrinth by Olivier-Villoingt
Wip - Pan's Labyrinth
I'm currently working on a film based illustration for the "Crazy 4 cult" show at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles, opening next December.
Difficult for me not to choose to work on Pan's Labyrinth...!
EclipsE... by Olivier-Villoingt
We are proud to finally lift the veil on our new book project "Eclipse", which we would like to publish in 2016. 

This project gathers Yoann Lossel's work and mine.

We're both great admirers of the same painters, it would be an honnor to pursue the artistic's movements which inspire us. This book will be a tribute to Mucha, Alma Tadema, Waterhouse, the Symbolists and many others.

We invite you in this Epic taking place in an ancient fantasy universe...

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Nous sommes fiers de pouvoir enfin lever le voile sur notre nouveau projet de livre "Eclipse" que nous aimerions publier en 2016. 

Ce projet rassemble le travail de Yoann Lossel et le miens. 

Nous sommes tous les deux de grands admirateurs des mêmes peintres, ce serait un honneur de poursuivre les mouvements artistiques qui nous inspirent. Ce livre sera un hommage à Mucha, Alma Tadema, Waterhouse, les Symbolistes et bien d'autres.

Nous vous invitons dans cette Epopée prenant place dans un univers fantastique antique...

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Collector's Edition 3 by Olivier-Villoingt
Collector's Edition 3
This little badger has now its own collector edition :) 
Don't wait too long to order yours, there are not many of them!…

Ce petit blaireau a désormais sa propre édition collector :)
N'attendez pas trop longtemps pour réserver le votre, il n'y en a pas beaucoup !…


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SeekHim Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014

I just wanted to wish you a Happy Birthday!

I notice you’re from France. I visited there once years ago. I love the Versailles Palace! If I ever go back I want to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower at night!


I've found that a lot of people here in the U.S. don't know much their own country, much less anyone else's.  :(


I post prayer updates about different countries. Part of the reason is to raise awareness about what's going on in the rest of the world.


Recently I’ve started a personal initiative; if I notice someone on DA  is from another country, If I've done their country I let them know. It’s my way of letting them know that others are thinking about their home. :)


This update is about your home! Consider it a birthday gift!…


GOD bless you now and always.

John 3:16

Sumerky Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014
Olivier-Villoingt Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!! :)
Tenebrae76 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014
:cake: Joyeux Anniversaire !! :party: :blackrose:
Olivier-Villoingt Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Merci beaucoup !!!! :) Hug 
Je n'ai que peux de temps depuis un moment pour venir par ici, mais je t'envoie un message tout bientôt ! Nod 
Tenebrae76 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
;) Si les affaires roulent, c'est le principal   :highfive: 

Oleg-Bardenkov Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Olivier-Villoingt Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ^^
Oleg-Bardenkov Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
 :) (Smile) 
ArTRefugiuM Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014   Traditional Artist
I wish you a happy birthday, sir! :) :cake:
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