1.) Who are you and where do you live?
I’m Amylee, full-time artist, I live between France and England.
2.) What did you do before you decided to become an artist?
I had several years of experience within the design industry and fashion agency, and I have fueled my ambition and my passion to produce colourfully works.
3.) When and why did you decide you devote to the art?
In 2009, when an art gallery decided to exhibit my paintings.
4.) What is your favoriteSubject (s) and design media?
I work with acrylic paint on canvases and create colourful portraits of women with flowers allover.
5.) Where or how to find inspiration?
By mixing textile patterns, by combining and repeating elements of pop culture and Art deco with inspirations of fashion.
6.) What do you like about your work?
Amazing bunches of flowers, a blend of traditions, reflecting the roguishness of Pop Art and figurative art.
7.) Which artist or art movement that has influenced you and what way?
Impressionism with visible brush strokes, colours and light.
8.) What are the best answers that you have received for your work?
It’s really fresh !
9.) What are your favorite art and artists?
Paintings, illustrations, I like Gustav Klimt, Alfons Mucha, René Gruau, Claude Monet, Alma-Tadema and also fashion designers like Christian Lacroix, Gucci or Dior
10.) What advice would you give to other artists?
To practice and communicate.
11.) Is there a question which do you imagine itself again and again?
Where could we find your paintings ?
In several galleries : in France, Austria, Switzerland, Scotland…all information are on my website www.amylee-paris.com
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