Baby's Breath 2

Charlie French

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"I was asked to send a painting to an art show for a conference of moms with babies with Down syndrome. I said OK. But I don't like babies (too loud) and I don't like to talk about Down syndrome. But I love my mom and nice moms. So I bought flowers (baby's breath) at the grocery store and used them to paint, to make my designs. And I picked colors to match the baby's breath flowers in the vase. I put the baby's breath down on the canvas and used pencil to draw around them. Then rollers (my favorite), foam brushes, scrapers and green pencils/crayons. And wipes (wipes make soft edges)."

- Charlie French

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Charlie French

Dallas, TX

Yes, I have Down syndrome but first I want you to see me: Charlie French. Then I want you to see my ART!

Abstract artist Charlie French works in his art studio almost daily, his commitment to his craft evident when viewing his beautiful, calming paintings. Born in NY, Charlie has lived both in the US and abroad, currently residing in Dallas, TX. While living and studying in London, a teacher noticed Charlie’s innate understanding of color theory and composition, and hence encouraged Charlie and his parents to support and nurture his artistic passion.

Charlie creates impressive abstract works, tapping into his imagination and finding delight in the process as well as the finished product. He is a prolific painter, and when asked about his process responds: "I like colors and shapes. Sometimes I do (paint) a lot. Sometimes not. I don’t think about it. I have fun.” And this is the key to Charlie’s process in that painting is fundamentally and powerfully a positive and therapeutic experience.  Studio time is most exciting, pushing boundaries and filled with exploration and energy, and then relaxing into a rhythm of contented, peaceful creation. Charlie’s abstract paintings mirror the joy of his imagination, and share with the world a piece of his happiness. All of which provides Charlie with a meaningful, purposeful life.

When Charlie is not in his studio with his dog, Percy, he enjoys hanging out with friends and family.  One of his dream projects is to gather his artist friends together in the studio for a collaborative painting piece, and then celebrate with hamburgers, fries and chocolate almond milk.

More Artwork by Charlie French

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Prints by Charlie French

Baby's Breath 1
Charlie French
Baby's Breath 2
Charlie French
I Want Ice Cream
Charlie French
In the Fathoms Below 1
Charlie French
In the Fathoms Below 2
Charlie French
In the Fathoms Below 3
Charlie French
Shh... Can You Hear the Water
Charlie French

Originals by Charlie French

Baby's Breath 1
Charlie French

Original

Baby's Breath 2
Charlie French

Original

I Want Ice Cream
Charlie French

Original

Shh... Can You Hear the Water?
Charlie French

Original

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