Christiane Vleugels is a self-taught artist. Over time, her art has evolved from romantic portraits to more playful paintings with new techniques and experiments with inverted colors.
Christiane Vleugels was born in Schoten, Belgium on March 3, 1963. She began painting at the age of 12 and by 17 had become a full-time professional. After completing two years at the Royal Academy of Antwerp, she moved to Germany where she had several exhibitions.
A Visual Journey Through The Life of An Artist and Portrait Painter, Christiane Vleugels
Christiane is best recognized for her work with oil paints, which are often displayed in her paintings. Her professional career started in Belgium where she spent several years having her own studio. She works from there again today and primarily has focus on creating original paintings and oil painting reproductions for a worldwide clientele.
Her style is evocative of living in the present moment, with detail to all things peaceful and harmonious. She has a full range of work available that gives insight into different aspects of her practice. The playful aspect of her work is a juxtaposition to the technical brilliance evident throughout.
Working as a professional painter herself, Christiane painted many commissioned pieces, including many reproductions. In this day and age, meaningful messages with a more female perspective are how her artwork stands out. When she’s able to infuse the stories of her models into her artwork, that’s when she creates the most memorable pieces. Sharing the diverse stories of her models is her main driver to create her art.
Christiane Vleugels has been a contemporary painter for over 20 years. In her art, one senses serenity and romanticism and she carefully chooses subjects that move her. Her art reaches out to people by capturing their emotions and feelings. She loves what she does and once you see several of her pieces, you can definitely feel it in her work
Christiane has painted sceneries, male as well as female portraits, nude and semi-nude paintings, and more. Her paintings are distinguished by their clarity of light and color.
Her work is childlike, in that it’s playful and light, but also detailed beyond belief. She works in a style that mixes impressionism and realism. Her curiosity and thirst for adventure are reflected in her paintings and the diversity she encompasses. She has the ability to incorporate all of these elements into a single painting.
There are many people who get a thrill out of the splendor of a particular painting. Christiane Vleugel’s oil paintings are one of those pieces that would capture your interest and you would be intrigued by their beauty.
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