Auto-portrait aux fées

Mars 2005
Huile sur toile - 120x80 cm
So you caught me in this reverie,
There at home where I could stay for hours.
You thought I was trapped from within.

I won't blame you, if you couldn't notice
That my aloneness was filled
Richer than all the madnesses and frenzies
You all live in.

The austere discomfort I am coiled in
Beneath that hole on the ceiling
Is a whole universe of fancies
And the sweetest haven for heart and soul.
Ainsi vous m'avez surpris dans cette rêverie
En ce lieu où je pourrais rester des heures
Et vous croyiez que j'y étais muré.
Je ne vous en veux pas de n'avoir remarqué
que ma solitude était habitée,
plus riche que la folie, la frénésie
du monde où vous vivez.

Cet inconfort austère dans lequel je me love
Dessous le trou béant de mon plafond
Est un univers pour les fées
Et le plus doux des havres pour le coeur et pour l'âme.

(Ce n'est pas très facile de traduire un poème! mais l'essentiel du sens est là.)

Home And Fairies detail


28 sept. 2014 à 14:56
Ça a l'air tellement confortable et charmant.
10 sept. 2011 à 4:23
Anyone viewing your art can see you put your heart and soul into everything you do. I am not an artist, truth be known I don't have an artistic bone in my body, BUT I do have eyes and they see the beauty of your work
21 avr. 2011 à 19:59
This is very beautiful. The subject of the painting is one which everyone can relate to :)

Do you glaze? If you do glaze, what colour do you use for the underpaintings?

Can an Alla Prima be blended as to bring the effect that is seen in glazed paintings?

I would be grateful for you help
29 déc. 2010 à 22:18
Superbe et féérique ! J'adore, merci...
29 déc. 2010 à 20:18
Wow, I've ever thought of those great artists being a part of the past. Every time in school I had to face the art of, e.g. van Gogh or Dalí, whoever being still recognized today, I'd ever thought that no one else would be able to create such canvas with breathtaking perfection and beauty, I love it (:
12 sept. 2010 à 8:54
Sheer Brilliance!
7 août 2010 à 11:26
ton sejour est la-haut, tu devrais avoir honte
de venir habiter ce monde plein de fiel
1 août 2010 à 10:58
Très belles lumières. À la première idée je file sur certaines toiles mais il y a une douceur étonnante qui coule. Il y a une jolie necesité à peindre. Très belles couleurs. Je suis agréablement surpris de passer du temps ici. J'espère bientôt pouvoir les voir en chair et en os. Amicalement, bel été.
6 juin 2010 à 17:40
Le tableau est beau, le poème est beau et il illustre tout a fait le tableau... AH que dire si ce n'est que magnifique ? Franchement... Je suis totalement ébahie ! Et même époustouflé.
27 févr. 2010 à 21:22
It should be called Home and Fairies and also some Little People With Wings.

That dude's a flamer.
19 déc. 2009 à 18:28
Your work is breathtaking. Just beautiful. I felt like I couldn't look at your work without saying something. But yet, words can't capture what your work makes me feel. Wonderful, beautiful. Thank you for creating.
Kirk C. Peterson
23 juin 2009 à 18:32
Although I really love everything I have seen that you have done, I particularly love this painting. Very, very beautiful! Thank you for sharing your work with us.
5 mai 2009 à 3:33
There is a secret refuge that everyone goes back to....their own private abyss...well...atleast i do....and i think u have captured both the essence and the ecstasy of that abyss in ur work and ur words too...i think what i love about this one is the comfort and sense of belonging inside as small and confined a place as that....and yet the depiction of vastness of the realm of imagination that the space signifies..... the true light that brightens the soul....its beautiful......
25 avr. 2009 à 18:58
man.....this is crazy...u r gr8888......
9 avr. 2009 à 18:24
Its so weird as amazing as my own imagination goes nuts trying to work out this painting. I started questioning why he's in such small room and if the fairies arrived before he started drawing them or is he drawing them as he sees them (that was quite easy to work out from his facial expression). Its just a brilliant work of art!! Its so rare I get this feeling with art.
13 mars 2009 à 12:48
Hi Michaël! I was just wondering.. what is your favorite painting?
And what painting do you find the hardest to make??
I like this one because this is the first painting I ever saw that you made.. and i fell in love with it and I immediately searched your name in DA.. haha... btw, I first saw your work in our humanities class.. :)

please do answer.. :) and say hi to France again for me ;)
9 févr. 2009 à 1:39
he looks like you)
5 févr. 2009 à 19:34
It looks very awesome!!!! this kind of images I have them all the time in my mind but can't actually make them, yours is very detailed and I didn-t know that with oil you could have such fine details... just curioisity, since which age you started to paint, and how many years took after you made this?? greetings hope you answer
20 janv. 2009 à 19:18
This is excellent. Props to you, I'm captivated.
25 janv. 2009 à 4:07
I avow .. I've mixed dried hypnotizer powder with my pigments... mean me !
15 janv. 2009 à 3:42
Wow. The idea, the work, you are awesome at this! Keep on painting, you're doing the world a favor by painting!