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Old classical art in a contemporary gallery

Old classical art in a contemporary gallery Original acrylic painting on linen canvasArtwork size : 23.62 x 23.62” / 60 x 60 cm © Gallery of painter Eric Bourdon, 2019...

The Casting of Leonardo… da Vinci ! Illustration book

     “The Casting of Leonardo”, the latest illustration book by Belgian sketch artist Nathalie Vessié-Hodges, will be released very soon, on August...

Footballistic semi-abstraction – Soccer volley

Footballistic semi-abstraction Original acrylic painting on linen canvasArtwork size : 19.69 x 19.69” / 50 x 50 cm © Gallery of painter Eric Bourdon, 2019      The...

Buy a painting by contemporary artist Eric Bourdon

     You wish to buy an original painting by contemporary artist Eric Bourdon. A visit to an art gallery, usually seen as very “intimidating”, is fortunately...

Sheep of color – Painting on linen canvas

Sheep of color Original acrylic painting on linen canvasArtwork size : 19.69 x 19.69” / 50 x 50 cm © Gallery of painter Eric Bourdon, 2019      After the...

An impression of oppression… Free improv drawing

“OPPRESSION” – Video on Facebook Drawing improv – Video © Eric Bourdon   Creative doodling (1’52”) : like an impression of oppression, in this free improv...

Red cop on Yellow vest – Acrylic painting

Red cop on Yellow vest Original acrylic painting on linen canvasArtwork size : 25.59 x 21.26” / 65 x 54 cm © Eric Bourdon, 2019      The Yellow vests, or...

Arras : Exhibition at the Hôtel de Guînes’ gallery

Update : visitors of Saturday, March 9th. Since artists can collect their works “from” 2pm, it is better to come to the opening at 11am to enjoy the entire exhibition, nibble, attend...

BURNOUT : post-post-postmodern expressionism…

  (Zoom on the painting) BURNOUT Original acrylic painting on linen canvasArtwork size : 31.50 x 31.5″ / 80 x 80 cm © Eric Bourdon, 2019 The Burnout, post-post-postmodern...

A good year… 2018 ! 41% growth in visits

WARNING : if you are a degrowth activist, don’t look at this post, as it contains information likely to offend your sensitivity… Statistics of visits to the websites : eric bourdon...

Shakespearean drawing improvisation

“Shakespearean improvisation” – Video on Facebook Drawing improv – Video © Eric Bourdon Creative doodling (1’43”) : drawing in a few strokes a comedian in full...

The drawing slaughterhouse – Acrylic painting

  (Zoom on the painting)   The drawing slaughterhouse Original acrylic painting on linen canvas Artwork size : 31.50 x 31.50” / 80 x 80 cm © Eric Bourdon, 2018   Sometimes,...

Neptune’s sheep – Sketch improvisation

“Neptune’s sheep” – Video on Facebook Sketch improvisation – Video © Eric Bourdon Creative doodling (2’40”)… (video speed is 4x the real speed)...

Bird pedicure – Original acrylic painting

(Zoom on the painting)   Bird pedicure Original acrylic painting on linen canvas by Eric Bourdon © 2018 Artwork size : 80 x 80 cm   Fish pedicure is old-fashioned, try the bird...

Brett Kavanaugh, a judge without precedent…

(Zoom on the drawing)   Brett Kavanaugh, a judge without precedent… Pen, marker on paper, digital retouching Eric Bourdon © 2018        An illustration...

Wealthy traveler supporting the indigenous economy

(Zoom on the painting)   Wealthy traveler supporting the indigenous economy Acrylic painting on linen canvas by Eric Bourdon © 2018 Artwork size : 1x1m   The wealthy who make the...

Who killed the pig ?! – Creative doodling

“Who killed the pig ?!” – Video on Vimeo or Facebook Drawing improvisation – Video © Eric Bourdon Creative doodling (3’30”)… (the video speed is 5x the...

Love falling from the sky – Acrylic painting

(Zoom on the painting)   Love falling from the sky Acrylic painting on linen canvas by Eric Bourdon © 2018 Artwork size : 1x1m   Love falling from the sky is the third of a series of...

Groove – Drawing improvisation

“Groove” – Video on Facebook Drawing improvisation – Video © Eric Bourdon Creative doodling (2’40”)… (video speed is 4x the real speed) Other videos of...

Mish-mash in the flowers – Acrylic painting

(Zoom on the painting)   Mish-mash in the flowers Acrylic painting on linen canvas by Eric Bourdon © 2018 Artwork size : 1x1m   Part of a new series of large format works…!  ...

3 minutes of trampoline ! Drawing improv

“3 minutes of trampoline !” – Drawing improv Video on Vimeo © Eric Bourdon Creative doodling in 3 minutes… (video speed is 3x the real speed) Other videos of improvised...

UFO crashed on an elephant at the water’s edge

(Zoom on the painting)   UFO crashed on the back of an elephant at the water’s edge Acrylic painting on jute canvas by Eric Bourdon © 2018 Artwork size : 1x1m   By the way, find...

Exhibition at the BeefHouse restaurant in Lille

Exhibition interrupted without explanation by BeefHouse on June 13 (the day after the publication of this post)… xD The painting “Last meal of a carnivore…” exhibited at...

Cuckoos fallen from the nest, acrylic painting

(Zoom on the painting)   Cuckoos fallen from the nest Acrylic painting on linen canvas by Eric Bourdon © 2018 Artwork size : 65 x 54 cm   By the way, find Eric Bourdon on...

Exhibition Solid’Art 2018 : Art for Solidarity

       SOLID’ART is the exhibition & sale of contemporary art of the ‘Secours Populaire’. This 4th edition, featuring 130 artists (including Jef...

Teacher training in America

(Zoom on the drawing)   Teacher training in America Pen, marker on paper, digital retouching Eric Bourdon © 2018        Excerpts below are selected from an...

Exhibition in Bordeaux, Galerie des Remparts

       Only new art ! Collective exhibition of new paintings at the art gallery Galerie des Remparts, 63 rue des remparts in Bordeaux, France.   New artist...

Leap-pig, new acrylic painting on canvas

(Zoom on the painting)   Leap-pig Acrylic painting on linen canvas by Eric Bourdon © 2018 Artwork size : 65 x 54 cm        Conceptually, it’s a bit like...

The Oracle of the Mute Owl – WIP-15

       Final version of the 15 days long painting improvisation, now that the eyes of the “owl” of Saturn have been painted, as well as three hairs on the...

Evolving canvas – WIP-14

       Evolving canvas : 14th day of almost daily improvisation. A few extra layers of paint, more sparkle in the sky, some relief on the bird’s...

The Kiss by Auguste Rodin

  The Kiss Marble sculpture Auguste Rodin / Carved by Jean Turcan H. 181,5 cm ; W. 112,5 cm ; D. 117 cm        The Kiss is a sculpture of an entwined couple, of...

More paint !… WIP-13

       Thirteenth day of live improvisation (WIP – Work In Progress) of a new acrylic painting. We just add more paint in the sky, more paint on the...

Café scene by Raoul Dufy

(Zoom on the work of Dufy)   Café scene Watercolor and gouache on paper by Raoul Dufy Executed around 1934 – Artwork size : 50,8 x 66,8 cm Sold £50,000 at Sotheby’s London on...

Multicolored thunderstorm sky – WIP-12

       For the twelfth episode of the improvised painting, a beautiful multicolored thunderstorm sky that will serve as a decor for our three curious characters in...

New trendy haircut… – WIP-11

       Day 11 and the live improvised painting continues to evolve, with a new haircut (or feather-cut) very trendy at the moment among Saturnian owls.  ...

Art Capital 2018 at the Grand Palais in Paris

       Another 3 days to enjoy the ART CAPITAL exhibition in Paris !     ART CAPITAL brings the four historic Parisian salons together under...

Little red being – WIP-10

       Tenth day of the creation, step by step, of an acrylic painting. And the hat has turned into a little red being…  ...

The Desperate Man by Gustave Courbet

(Zoom on the self-portrait by Courbet)   The Desperate Man Oil painting on canvas by Gustave Courbet Artwork size : 45 x 54 cm, 1843-1845 Conseil Investissement Art BNP Paribas  ...

Magic mushroom – WIP-9

       Ninth day of the step-by-step creation of a new painting. And our egg turns suddenly into a magic mushroom…        Edible,...

Website – Visitors by country of origin

(Zoom – Visitors by country)   Website visitors by country of origin eric bourdon .com (January 2018)        The top 17 countries that visit the website...

Bird in sight…? – WIP-8

       And eight ! The step-by-step creation of a new acrylic painting continues. A bird in sight !        Something like a...

The peaceful landscapes of Alfred Sisley

(Zoom on the painting)   The bridge at Moret (Le pont de Moret) Oil painting on canvas by Alfred Sisley, 1893 73 x 92 cm, Musée d’Orsay, Paris        Born...

Between lightness and darkness… – WIP-7

       Seventh episode of the live creation of a new painting. Between lightness and darkness…        From the shadow to the...

Traces of life – WIP-6

       Episode six of the live creation of a new painting. Some traces of life…        A few lines added, before the appearance of...

Website – Statistics of visits

(Zoom – Website visits)   Statistics of visits until 2017 eric bourdon .com (website in English, in red) eric bourdon .fr (website in French, in blue) Total (in yellow)  ...

Upside down – WIP-5

       Fifth round of the continuous creation of a new acrylic painting. Reversal of situation…        When one does not see a...

Avenue of the Grand Charles – Patrick Palczy

(Zoom – Oil on linen by Patrick Palczy)   Avenue of the Grand Charles Oil painting on linen canvas © Patrick Palczy, 2018 Dimensions : 80 x 80 cm  ...

Theory of augmented chaos – WIP-4

       Fourth episode of the live creation (WIP) of a new acrylic painting. Today, a pinch of augmented chaos…        When one...

Think of the planet !

(Zoom on the drawing)   Think of the planet ! Pen, marker on paper, digital retouching Eric Bourdon © 2018        “Print this email only if you really...

Free lines on canvas – WIP-3

       Third step of live creation (or WIP : Work in progress) of a new painting. Lines that dance freely on the canvas…  ...

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