September 30, 2023


How Art Works

Featured Artist France Benoit | Artsy Shark

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Canadian artist France Benoit presents a collection of encaustics impressed by the wonder and imperfection of life. View extra of her portfolio on her website.


Abstract painting in encaustic medium by France Benoit

“The Imperfect Wheel of Life 221016″ encaustic, 20″ x 20”


I really feel privileged to work every single day utilizing an historic method of portray; Encaustic. I’ve all the time beloved to work with dwelling supplies, and what higher than a cloth made from beeswax and tree sap?


Soft abstract paniting by France Benoit

“The Imperfect Wheel of Life 230703″ encaustic, 16″ x 20”


Encaustic provides an unparalleled conservation of shade, in addition to a wonderfully pure and environmentally pleasant medium for portray. I combine my very own colours more often than not by including pigments to my medium.


Ethereal encaustic abstract painting by France Benoit

“The Imperfect Wheel of Life 230401″ encaustic, 20″ x 20”


My artistic course of is according to my values: respect for the atmosphere and exploration of human conduct and feelings. This affect manifests itself in my environment and in our humanity, which explains why I desire an summary or stylized method. Spending hours in my studio mastering varied methods has confirmed to be an inexhaustible supply of inspiration. Over time, it has turn into the DNA of my inventive journey.


Abstract painting by artist France Benoit

“The Imperfect Wheel of Life 230704″ encaustic, 12″ x 10”


I principally work in collection, my present mission being referred to as The Imperfect Wheels of Life. The phrase “imperfect” usually has a destructive connotation. It feels like a flaw, one thing that must be corrected, hid or averted in any respect prices. However imperfections are a obligatory and crucial part of our existence. In actual fact, our imperfections have been completely designed to assist us study and perceive our journey.


Abstract encaustic landscape by artist France Benoit

“The Imperfect Wheel of Life 230502A” encaustic, 10″ x 10″


It’s only our notion that determines what is ideal or not. But most of us attempt to come back as shut as potential to our concept of perfection, whether or not in how we see ourselves or how we see individuals round them. We regularly have a tough time accepting that issues don’t prove precisely the way in which we would like them to. It could trigger us to really feel pissed off, depressed, uncertain, and even helpless.


Encaustic abstract landscape by France Benoit

“The Imperfect Wheel of Life 230502B” encaustic, 10″ x 10″


How can we free ourselves from a perfectionist mentality and start to just accept an imperfect life in an imperfect society?


“The Imperfect Wheel of Life 230502C” encaustic, 10″ x 10″


This collection is a piece on “letting go” of the imperfections that I understand. I begin with a stone, after which I select a restricted shade palette. I primarily attempt to recycle the supplies in my workshop or purchase secondhand supplies. Each portray within the collection will depict a distinct emotion or feeling. Within the ultimate product, you may see a sure magnificence that stands out regardless of the “flaws.”


small encaustic abstract painting by France Benoit

“The Imperfect Wheel of Life 21008″ encaustic, 8″ x 8”


As an rising artist, I’m deeply grateful to enter my first gallery with this collection. I can be presenting a part of the Imperfect wheel of life from August on the Lenoir Gallery Montreal-Paris on Saint-Paul avenue West in Previous Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


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