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My Paris Sketchbook (Sketchbooks) [Hardcover]

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The wonders of Paris never fail to delight both visitors and inhabitants alike. Like many before him, artist Alain Bouldouyre, a long-time resident of the City of Lights, has been snared by the city's charms. My Paris Sketchbook documents his deep attachment to the capital, presenting a selection of sketches made over the past few years, all executed in watercolor.

Bouldouyre takes us on a very personal tour, visiting both the well-known and less frequented streets and sites the capital has to offer. My Paris Sketchbook evokes the true character of the city's particular palette of colors, its imposing historical architecture punctuated by discreet contemporary interludes, and the eternal romance and beauty of the Seine and its banks. This book will provide a treasured addition to the library for Paris lovers, while enthusiasts of watercolor will appreciate the artist's mastery of this highly popular medium.

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Pages   144
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 8.25" Height: 10.5"
Weight:   1.75 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Mar 2, 2003
Publisher   Flammarion
ISBN  208011137X  
ISBN13  9782080111371  

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1Books > Special Features > New & Used Textbooks > Humanities > Art & Music > Studio Art > Painting
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > General
4Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art Instruction & Reference > General
5Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Artists, A-Z > General
6Books > Subjects > Travel > Europe > France > Paris
7Books > Subjects > Travel > General > Pictorial

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This Sketchbook Illuminates The City Of Lights!  Nov 16, 2003
No city touches my soul like Paris. She is the queen of old world charm, of romantic ambiance, bourgeois elegance and bohemian grit. Fine art and cuisine flourish here, as do sidewalk cafes, flea markets and Parisian attitude. The Pont-Neuf, along the banks of the Seine, is one of my favorite places in the world. Artist Alain Bouldouyre, a longtime resident of the City of Light is obviously another person who has been captivated by the delights of Paris. Monsieur Bouldouyre is an illustrator and the artistic director of Senso magazine.

This richly visual sketchbook, filled with Bouldouyre's elegant watercolors, brings the city to life, in all her glory. His sophisticated palette of colors and sensitive line brilliantly capture the historic architecture, contemporary street scenes, the beauty of the Seine and its banks. The Place de la Concorde is depicted at sunrise. Readers are given a poetic portrait of the various Arrondissements and their attractions at different times of day and night, in natural light and illuminated by streetlights. We are taken to the Louvre, the Opera and down less frequented side streets. Christophe Auduraud's narrative complements the illustrations. Auduraud is a film critic and novelist, and a past scholar of the Villa Médicis, the French cultural institute in Rome.

The book has a lovely flow to it. It is handsomely bound with a linen spine and a color-washed cover painting. The paper is a heavy cream colored, heavily ribbed stock with notes written in longhand alongside the vibrant sketches. If you have been to Paris, this is a wonderful remembrance. If you have never been there, Bouldouyre' watercolors capture the city's essence better than any photograph could.


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