The city of Pezenas, the song of cicadas and the heat of the south saw my birth in 1978.
I grow up in the countryside between plays, laughters and thirst for freedom. A simple white sheet and a pencil summarize my little bubble of happiness and carelessness.
Later, my professional career and my personal life confront me with the experiences of life.
I begin to feel my artistic singularity in meetings, meeting with each other but especially with myself.
Self-taught, it is after having experimented the pencil, the sanguine, the pastel etc. that I discovered at the age of 36 years the watercolor and … The magic operates !! A new technique is obvious to me as an evidence, highlighting the light in my paintings.
Wishing to create my own story, it is my paintings that tell me their own mystery. This play of water, pigments and transparency wakes me up, and marvels at what can be guessed beyond a mere appearance.
I invite you too, to let yourself be guided by your imagination in front of these few works. The technique, the colors and / or your emotions, who knows, will carry you away.
After having explored pastel, in which she likes precision, detail and finesse, Christel now paints exclusively in watercolor, which allows her to give more depth and brilliance to her works.
Inspired by her own travels, it is often nature and animals that guide her brushes. A precise line, imbued with warm tones and bright colors plunges us into the heart of his intense dreams. Christel paints, touches and retouches each work to obtain the perfect grain that gives her creations this shifting and timeless aspect.
Sometimes tending towards the abstract, her mastery of watercolor gives a dreamlike tone to her work, where light hues and colorful inspirations inevitably lead us through a world of ecstasy …