It was during the Covid lockdown that Karlyn was able to explore new modes of expression and start to grasp the real extent of her abilities. She started by experimenting with sketching before eventually finding watercolours. The complexity of this medium immediately appealed to her. The fragility, the attitude and most of all the fluidity.
From 24 to 26 September, Bergamo will be hosting the second edition of the Storie ad Acquerello festival. This is Italy’s first festival dedicated to the watercolour painting technique. The event was created and designed by Laura Cortinovis, a well-known illustrator and author of children’s books from Bergamo.
Born in 1928, Jean-Paul Marchal grew up among the wood shavings of his grandfather’s joinery workshop. First, he was a primary school teacher and it was only when he retired that he returned to his original passion, drawing. At the age of 55, he took classes at the Image d’Épinal school to learn typography. Very quickly, he honed his techniques and perfected his know-how until his talent was revealed by an art critic who immediately dubbed him the “Imagier d’Épinal”, the picture maker of Épinal.
In 1992, ARCHES® became the first paper mill to develop a special paper for platinum and palladium photographic printing and blue prints: ARCHES® Platine. It has become the paper of choice for photographers who print their work with these alternative techniques. The Arches paper mill has decided to expand its ARCHES® Platine range of papers with two new additions.
The Arches paper mill obtained the “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” (Living Heritage Company) mark of recognition for the first time in 2017. It has just been awarded the precious distinction again, for a further five years.
Manifestampe is celebrating the tenth edition of the Fête de l’Estampe on and around 26 May 2022 in towns and cities all over France and Europe. This great event devoted to engraving, lithography, screen printing and also digital processes is an ideal opportunity to celebrate printmaking in all its forms.
A major exhibition is at the Galerie de l’Institut in Paris until 23 April 2022: Henri Matisse, “Jazz”, the previously unseen final proofs of the compositions produced for the famous book published by Tériade in 1947. The exhibition features a unique set of the artist’s pochoirs (stencil prints) and paper cut-out collages.
The Irlande du Nord (Northern Ireland) exhibition opening on 22 May 2022 at the Musée Nicéphore Niépce in Chalon-sur-Saône features photographic work by Gilles Caron and Stephen Dock.
Fifty years after the events of Bloody Sunday, the exhibition proposes a dual photographic perspective, historic and contemporary of the Northern Irish situation.
The ARCHES® Aquarelle range now includes a new generation travel journal sketchbook.
The ARCHES® Aquarelle travel journal has been eagerly awaited by numerous watercolourists.
We are delighted to present the brand new version.
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