Talking Points: Charlie French
A collection of imagery and sources designed to stimulate conversation around the work of Charlie French.
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“I embrace a blank canvas with a sense of wonder and adventure.”
Charlie French is an abstract painter, living in London.
In the Fathoms Below, copyright Charlie French
“What inspires you?”
“I am asked that question a lot. And I think there are obvious ones you see in my series: Disney movies, music, the ocean, the beautiful world I see, my happy memories and an imagination that cracks me up.
And lots of times I am inspired simply by my love of COLORS and SHAPES. I pick my colour palette and just paint.
The truth is that every day is different. But I am most happy when I can walk up to a canvas and let go. I am free. Freedom in life is very important. Don’t you think, Friends???”