Monday, February 23, 2015

Claude and Claudine Vallepin

Le Forgeron  © Claude Vallepin
Name: Claude and Claudine Vallepin
Bio: Two for the price of one, is the boast of hasband and wife team Claude Vallepin and Claudine Mercier-Vallepin. Both are self-taught artists, who have taken courses with professional French pastellists, including Alain Victor,Thierry Citron, Maxime Bochet, Patrick Henry, Cécile Houel (and husband David Garrison) and UK born French resident Penelope Milner.
Both artists have exhibited widely in the French pastel Salons, including Giverny and Saint Aulaye.
Medium: Pastel; Watercolour
Subjects: Still Life; Landscape; People; Genre.
Style: Representational
Navigation: This website is in French. It is not slick although it appears to have been professionally designed. However, it is navigable.
Gallery: Galerie Claude; Galerie Claudine.
Image View:  Thumbnails in the various sub-galleries enlarge in a viewer and may be scrolled. Medium is stated, but dimensions rarely. Images may be saved.
Demo, Blog: No.
La Paillasse  © Claudine Vallepin