Posts by Sandrine

Sandrine Pelissier is a watercolor, acrylic and mixed media artist from Canada. She is inspired by the West coast landscapes but also enjoys painting portraits and life drawing. While her paintings seem to be fairly realistic she likes to experiment and add a touch of abstraction. She has been published in art books and magazines including the Splash, best of watercolor series, the mixed media book "Incite", the Artist magazine, Watercolor Artist magazine and International Artist magazine.
Exquisite Corpses- Surrealism on the Craftsy Blog

Painting Blog

Breaking All The Rules: Surrealist Painting

Surrealism was a 20th century cultural movement that included visual arts as well as literature, movies, music and philosophy with origins in dadaism and in Sigmund Freud's writings. This movement has had an enormous influence on the generations of artists that have followed. Learning more about the story behind surrealism, including the development's most prominent artists, can provide backing and inspiration to your own works! Read more »

Drawing Blog

Make It Pop With Perspective! One-Point Perspective Drawing

The two dimensional surface of a painting is called the picture plane. When figure artists attempt to represent 3-D on this 2-D picture plane, a basic knowledge of perspective is necessary in order to make the painting believable and realistic. Here's an overview on the basics of one-point perspective to give your drawings depth and dimension. Read more »