Monday, December 21, 2015

First place at Collection Beaux-Arts réaliste competition!


I'm proud to say that my "Aenor" won first place at Collection Beaux-Arts réaliste competition!!!!!! In addition, my "Oréade 2" won an honorable mention!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Marina-Dieul/261643050567733?fref=ts
Je suis fière d'annoncer que mon "Aenor" a gagné la première place au concours Collection Beaux-Arts réaliste!!! De plus, mon "Oréade 2" a gagné une mention honorable!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

"Archibald"

Just sold!
"Archibald", oil, 12" x 12"
Tout juste vendu!
"Archibald", huile, 30cm x 30cm

Monday, December 14, 2015

Dessin de grenouille / Frog drawing

Rainy monday...
Lundi pluvieux...

Friday, December 11, 2015

Portrait Society of America's Members Only Competition

I'm happy to share that my "Flore"has been awarded 6th place in the Outside the Box category of the Portrait Society of America's Members Only Competition!
Je suis heureuse d'annoncer que ma "Flore" a reçu le 6ème prix de la catégorie "Outside the Box" de la "Portrait Society of America's Members Only Competition"

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

"Petite souris 218" / "Little mouse 218"

I have been very inspired by this exquisite design from Hans Holbein the younger...
"Petite souris 218", oil and ink, 4" diameter ( 7" with the frame)
This one still needs a home!
-J'ai été très inspirée par ce superbe motif de Hans Holbein le Jeune...
"Petite souris 218", huile et encre, 10cm de diamètre ( 18cm avec le cadre)
Celle-ci a besoin de trouver un foyer accueillant!

http://marinadieul.com/

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

"Pipistrello" - Bat - Chauve-souris

Interspiecies frienship?
"Pipistrello", oil on music paper, 10" x 10".
Amitié inter espèce?
"Pipistrello", huile sur partition, 25cm x25cm.
Available/ Disponible

Monday, December 07, 2015

"Petite souris 217" / "Little mouse 217"

Good morning!
"Petite souris 217" is ... already sold ...
See the other ones here.
Bonjour!
"Petite souris 217" est ... déjà vendue ...
Voyez les autres ici.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Ink and oil painting

Ink and oil painting, a new approach that I like a lot these days...
Encre et peinture à l'huile, une nouvelle approche que j'aime beaucoup ces jours-ci...

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Annual Small Works Show: Legacy Gallery

This very musical mouse will be at the Annual Small Works Show:
Legacy Gallery
Scottsdale Arizona
December 10th – 31st
-Oil on vintage music paper, 8" x 8"
Cette souris musicale sera présentée à l'exposition de petites oeuvres de la Galerie Legacy, Scottsdale, Arizona (USA) du 10 au 31 Décembre.
-Huile sur partition vintage, 20cm x20cm

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Legacy Holiday Small Works Show

This painting  will be presented at Legacy Holiday Small Works Show, December 10th, Scottsdale, AZ.
"Souris 25", 8" x 6" Oil on a fashion etching from 1897

Monday, November 30, 2015

Excuse me while I kiss the sky.

Excuse me while I kiss the sky.

Oil, 4" diameter (7" with the frame)
Available/Disponible

Friday, November 27, 2015

Annual Small Works Show: Legacy Gallery

This little cat trompe-l'oeil will be at the Annual Small Works Show:
Legacy Gallery
Scottsdale Arizona
December 10th – 31st
Artist Reception & Draw
December 10th – 7:00-9:00

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

"Flore"


Some days, I just need to experiment with something different...
"Flore", 6" diameter.
Certains jours, j'ai juste besoin d'expérimenter quelque chose de nouveau...
"Flore", 15cm de diamètre.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

OCTOPUS / POULPE

New experiment with Octopus, a 19th century etching and a custom frame. I painted this one a bit bigger, the painting is 6" diameter ( frame: 8,5" )
AVAILABLE
Nouvelle expérimentation avec un poulpe, une gravure du 19ème, et un cadre sur mesure. J'ai peins celui-ci un peu plus grand, la peinture fait 15cm de diamètre ( cadre 22cm) 
DISPONIBLE

Monday, November 23, 2015

Honestly, what smells best than a bunch of brushes on a monday morning?
Honnêtement, qu'est ce qui sent meilleur qu'un bouquet de pinceaux un lundi matin?

Thursday, November 19, 2015

One day things will get better, until then here is a painting of a cat.
 Un jour les choses iront mieux, mais en attendant voici une peinture de chat.

Available here:  http://www.marineartsgallery.com/marina-dieul.htm

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

La vita è questa. Niente è facile e nulla è impossibile.
This is Life. Nothing is easy and nothing is impossible.
( Background inspired by a pattern from Italian Renaissance, I developped some new techniques involving pen and ink to obtain the effect I wanted )

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Art and Kitten Therapy.
Thérapie par art et chaton.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Detail

Friday's extreme close up detail.
Le détail du vendredi

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Mouse drawing / Dessin de souris


This drawing of mine is one of the pledges of the The beinArt Collective Kickstarter campaign: more infos and great art here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/beinart/keep-the-beinart-surreal-art-collective-alive
Ce dessin est l'une des récompenses de la campagne de financement participatif du collectif BeinArt. Plus d'infos et plein d'oeuvres ici: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/beinart/keep-the-beinart-surreal-art-collective-alive

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Nature morte / Still life

Another still life from few years ago just found a new home...
Encore une nature morte que j'ai peinte il y a quelques années. Elle vient de trouver une nouvelle maison...

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Mini cheval arabe / Mini Arabian horse

Miniature trompe-l'oeil:
"Mini cheval arabe", oil, 4" diameter ( frame: 7" diameter)
Huile, 10cm de diamètre ( cadre: 18 cm)
Available / Disponible

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

AND SO THE ADVENTURE BEGINS...
"Petite souris 213", oil on 19th century etching, 4" diameter.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Nature Morte / Still Life

This is an older still life that I just shipped... I miss it already...
Je viens d'expédier cette nature morte que j'ai peinte il y a quelques années... Elle me manque déjà...

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Poulpe / Octopus

Really happy with my latest experiment! "Poulpe", oil on 19th century etching, 4" diameter + a really cool frame .
 Super contente avec ma dernière expérimentation! "Poulpe", huile sur gravure du 19ème siècle, 10 cm de diamètre + un cadre vraiment chouette.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Southwest Art


This is the whole article in the current issue of Southwest Art : you can read the story here: http://www.southwestart.com/…/marina-dieul-masterpieces-for…
Voici l'article complet dans l'édition du mois de Southwest Art: vous pouvez lire l'article ( en anglais) ici: http://www.southwestart.com/…/marina-dieul-masterpieces-for…

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Southwest Art Magazine

I'm very honored to share that Southwest Art Magazine just published an article about my work!
J'ai le plaisir de partager avec vous l'article que la revue Southwest Art Magazine vient juste de publier.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

ART is FREEDOM!
L'ART, c'est la LIBERTÉ!
(detail of "Lenvol VI", oil on linen)

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Dreaming of Italian Renaissance...
Rêve de Renaissance Italienne...
Sold/Vendu

Friday, October 09, 2015

MEAM/Salmagundi Art Renewal Center Salon Exhibition

My "Baigneuse" finally left for a long trip to Barcelona and New York for the MEAM/Salmagundi Art Renewal Center Salon Exhibition...
Ma "Baigneuse" est finalement partie pour un long voyage vers Barcelone puis New York pour l'exposition MEAM/Salmagundi de l'Art Renewal Center.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

To those who can dream, there is no such place as far away...
Il n'y a pas de trop grands rêves, mais seulement des petits rêveurs...
Oil on paper, 10'' x 12''

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

"Souris 22"


"Souris 22", oil on 19th century etching.
Huile sur gravure du 19ème siècle.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

"La Marseillaise"

This was a special commission: "La Marseillaise", oil on old etching (1897)
Celle-ci est une commande spéciale: "La Marseillaise", huile sur gravure de 1897.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Share day on my FB page

Share day on my FB page here: https://www.facebook.com/Marina-Dieul-26164305056…/timeline/

 "La petite nonette", monochrome oil on paper, 16" x 20".

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

"Petite souris 210" / "Little mouse 210"

Give the ones you love wings to fly...
Donne à ceux que tu aimes des ailes pour voler...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Grizelda

Grizelda is a sophisticated goat, her portrait needed to be painted on a paper from MDCXXIX. ( someone remembers Roman Numerals? )
Grizelda est une chèvre sophistiquée, son portrait avait besoin d'être peint sur un papier datant de MDCXXIX.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

The Love Story

"Petite souris 208" is also known as "The love Story". Oil on 19th century etching, 4" diameter. "Petite souris 208" est aussi connue sous le titre de "L'histoire d'amour" Huile sur gravure du 19ème siècle, 10cm de diamètre.

Monday, September 07, 2015

Happy Labour Day!!!

Happy Labour Day to my American and Canadian friends!!!
Bonne fête du travail à mes amis Américains et Canadiens!!!

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

"Bêtises 12"

"Bêtises 12" is available at Legacy Gallery. (Scottsdale, AZ)
http://www.legacygallery.com/portfolio/marina-dieul
"Bêtises 12" est disponible à la Galerie Legacy (Scottsdale, Arizona)

Monday, August 31, 2015

"La Baigneuse" in the International ARC Salon Exhibition- Barcelona/New York

I'm honored to share that my "Baigneuse" will be part of the prestigious International ARC Salon Exhibition. Nov 17th- Jan 10th in the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM) in Barcelona (Spain) and at the Salmagundi Club, New York City, from January 18th to February 4th.
http://www.artrenewal.org/articles/MEAM_exhibit.php

Je suis honorée d'annoncer que ma peinture "La Baigneuse" fera partie de la prestigieuse exposition interantionale de l'ARC. Du 17 Nov au 10 Janv au Musée d'Art Moderne de Barcelone ( MEAM) et au Salmagundi Club de New York du 18 Janv au 4 Fev.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Mini chat 1

My miniature red tabby cat is leaving for Firenze, Italia today!
Mon miniature chat roux tigré part à Florence, Italie aujourd'hui!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Art material - Fournitures artistiques

Packing some of my art material...  :)

Je range quelques unes de mes fournitures artistiques...:)

 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Marina-Dieul/261643050567733?fref=ts

Monday, July 27, 2015

"Petite souris 207" / "Little mouse 207"

125 years ago, a 10 years old little boy in St Malo, France, wrote this dictation in class. I thought I would give a second life to this moving document by painting a little mouse trompe-l'oeil on it. You can see the date and his signature at the bottom.
Il y a 125 ans, un petit garçon de 10 ans a écrit cette dictée dans sa classe à St Malo. J'ai voulu donner une seconde vie à ce document émouvant en peignant une petite souris en trompe-l'oeil dessus. Vous pouvez voir la date et sa signature en bas.