Artist

Eric Vanasse
Saint-Lambert, Canada

Eric Vanasse grew up in Montreal, where the classical methods of drawing and painting are no longer taught in most superior art schools. Instead, he gained his knowledge and skills by studying rigorously under American and European classically-trained artists who founded schools dedicated to the classical traditions. This path allowed Eric to merge the rich traditions of the past, the scientific knowledge of the last decades, and a contemporary spontaneity that gives a breath of life to painting. His intention is to capture the inherent beauty in life and bring a reflection on our life as humans and on our environment in a way that is not preaching.

Artist and Customer Comments


Eric Vanasse 4/6/2015 | 4:37 PM

Je vous remercie de vos commentaires, ce sont ces petits gestes généreux qui font toute la différence!

M Chartier 4/2/2015 | 3:27 PM

J'adore votre travail, la thématique est originale et l'oeuvre si bien exécutée!

J Dunster 12/24/2014 | 2:21 PM

I love your work!

commentsLosing Paradise I
M Chen 8/22/2014 | 9:16 PM

LOVE IT

commentsDalida
K Khaki 7/4/2014 | 10:18 PM

Nice composition good brush stroke

Eparness 6/21/2014 | 3:02 PM

Simply put...your work pulls me in.

Loosing Eden
by ERIC VANASSE


Oil painting on stretched canvas
One-of-a-kind
Signed on front
2016

24" h x 36" w x 1.5" d
5 lbs. 0 oz.

$1,975


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This piece is part of a series that depicts wild animals outside their normal habitat. In this painting, I tried to leave hope in the bear's serene posture, while the dirt filled sea and ominous clouds point to an uncertain future.

This piece is on a gallery wrapped canvas and the painting continues around the sides. It comes ready to hang. 

Oil painting

Oil paint uses natural oils, such as linseed, poppy and walnut oil to bind the pigments. Oils are slow to dry, which allows the artist to rework the painting to achieve the desired effect. Also, they blend easily, which helps to achieve certain colors. With the rise of naturalism in 15th century Early Netherlandish painting, oil paints became preferred to quick drying tempera paint. Artists wanted a medium that would allow them to achieve detailed and precise effects in their paintings. Consider all of the detail in the masterpieces of Jan van Eyck and Hieronymus Bosch!

Stretched canvas

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