The Saint-Émile-Ancelet Painting Club is open to enthusiasts who are always ready to mix colors

As part of the open doors to artists’ studios, the studio welcomed the public on Friday and Saturday at the Center Arts et Loisirs. The opportunity to discover the many talents and the desire to show more visibility.



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Bernard Boucq, president of the Émile-Ancelet club, explains the association’s participation: ” we took advantage of the opportunity provided by the North department to take advantage of their communication about the event. By defining an unprecedented time amplitude, night on Friday and open all day on Saturday, we wanted to reach as many people as possible. The free Sunday made it possible for us to meet other painters.
“And to show with pride,” this beautiful room, bright and equipped with a large room where everyone can set up their easel and a table as they wish. Ideal conditions to discover our creative space and share our passion for this art
“.

A palette of brushes in different sizes.
A palette of brushes in different sizes. – VDN

What is its relation to the creation of a canvas? ” It is a challenge I have set myself. I try to transcribe an atmosphere more than I can do with a drawing. I like scenes of life that represent an activity. We work a lot in oil. It is obviously longer, but we have time. This allows you to refine and create depth, on the whites, to add lighting, in short, to make the right impression.
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The club's president, Bernard Boucq, at the start of a job.
The club’s president, Bernard Boucq, at the start of a job. – VDN

Painting in oil or acrylic, with a brush or a knife on various canvas supports, of course, but also on sheets of various recycled materials. Varied painting styles that everyone practices according to their wishes, impressionism, figurative, abstract and many others.

Here, in two hours, a painting is created using the knife technique.
Here, in two hours, a painting is created using the knife technique. – VDN

Catherine, who has been a member of the club for 20 years, specifies that “ painting represents an escape for me. I am in it and when I paint my mind escapes. I can’t see the time passing. It’s a good group where fun is the rule. We help each other with this beautiful idea of ​​sharing.
This enthusiast has just finished a painting with a knife in a short time and is working on a new job on a canvas to create an acrylic glaze.

Precision work for a spectacular result.
Precision work for a spectacular result. – VDN

I knew Émile Ancelet and I had the chance to meet a teacher who opened me to artistic practice entrusts Jean-Pierre Houcke, founding member of the club twenty-five years ago.

The exchange goes well between the club’s members and visitors from other clubs in the area. Connoisseurs are proud to share their experience with interested neophytes and who may one day decide to come and push the door to the club.

No matter how much we handle the brush, the tablet has become the tool to show other achievements.
No matter how much we handle the brush, the tablet has become the tool to show other achievements. – VDN





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