50 Shades

Serie “50 Shades of Water”

Isabelle Delannoy is particularly fond of series which allow her to explore the same subject in depth and thus make unsuspected discoveries. Each work is unique!

Versions 12 and 13 are collages and version 14 is a pastel. The following versions are in progress…

There is always a story behind a painting. The series “50 Nuances of Water Lilies” will consist of 50 versions of the magical setting of the water lilies of Monet, a long series just started which you have the scoop …

Isabelle Delannoy loves series, the theme can be the same, but the result is always different. The idea of the Nymphéas became obvious when the artist visited in 2018 the exhibition Nympheas : American abstraction and the last Monet. The name was found naturally when two of these floral paintings were selected for the film “50 Shades of Gray” …

N°1 - 50 Nuances de Nymphéas - Huile/Toile 23x33cm

N°1 – 50 Shades of Water Lilies

Oil on canvas 23x33cm

This first version of the Water Lily pond is as wise as a test that I hope will give the 49 other versions wings… The movement of the water “drowns” in a range of cerulean blue, bringing softness and serenity to the whole. This same movement of the water at the bottom left forms a pretty arabesque in which people would like to get lost …
N°2 - 50 Nuances de Nymphéas - H/T 23x33cm

N°2 – 50 Shades of Water Lilies

HOil on canvas 23x33cm

Weeping willows are reflected in the water like a mirror. From this rather classic composition, we can see in the distance the
Japanese bridge, whose Veronese touch contrasts pleasantly with the vegetation encamped in a whole different range of greens.