Meet the artist Antoine Renault

You in a few words?

Self-taught painter. Born in Nantes, France. Happy on a sailing boat or an island. Started to paint by accident (on my favorite island) during a windless summer.

What is your artistic singularity ?

The way I paint water.

What do you enjoy most about your work?

Navigating between abstraction and hyperrealism. Details look very messy at the brush stroke level. Overall image looks photographic from distance.

Do you change your techniques from time to time?

Not really. It’s evolving softly over time. I reduced my palette to the strict minimum (3 colours) and I try to give my brushes more freedom.

your favourite artists?

Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keefe, Soralla, Winslow Homer, …

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