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The beauty of the Butterfly.

September 26th, 2015

The  beauty  of the  Butterfly.

Man has to be artistic when everything in nature evokes so much love. The only reason that you are missing it is because you are fast asleep. Don't miss the show, it's free.

Beautiful botanical design.

July 13th, 2015

Beautiful botanical  design.

The sea grape tree of Saint Lucia has colours of such vibrant and exotic hues. This silk painting captures this beauty.

Painting with Sexy light and texture on silk

July 12th, 2015

Painting with Sexy  light and  texture on silk

When painting on silk there is a delicate balance of using the actual raw silk to act as white. This technique is quite like watercolour painting only with more colour saturation and bleeding ability.

Black creates elegance in your composition.

June 29th, 2015

Black  creates  elegance in your  composition.

I find adding tiny sections of black in my compositions enhances all the other colours and make textures stand out. I see black as the absence of colour, it is the mystery quality of my work.

3D silk painting

June 29th, 2015

3D silk painting

This simple video depicts how I use a wet on wet technique on silk to create a 3D effect. The bright colours, textures, shadows and use of light create this wonderful form.

TAO of silk.

March 25th, 2015

TAO of silk.

Slicing through the deep eternal blue
Flashes bright white yellow
A shadowy mass mutates in sync
Churning to white froth of desperate escape

Saint Lucia Sea Grapes Video

March 25th, 2015

Saint Lucia  Sea Grapes Video

On the southern tip of Saint Lucia where the sandy beach hugs the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, a grove of sea grape paint the shore line in colours of the sun. The tranquility of light dances on every leaf. This painting has captured a tiny moment of that bliss.

Painting on silk Jean-Baptiste Video

March 15th, 2015

Painting on silk Jean-Baptiste Video

Painting on silk is so explosive by nature. Look closely and you will notice the dancing light flickering on the surface of the silk as the paint bleeds into every silk fibre. My whole intent is to capture just a tiny moment in time to remind you that life is beautiful, you just need to see with open eyes what has been given to by nature for free. Beauty is always present, but we simply take it for granted.

Jean-baptiste Painting On Silk

July 13th, 2014

Jean-baptiste Painting On Silk

This short clip shows how I paint on silk using a wet on wet technique. Most of my work is tropical, but the shimmering light technique is unique to me, I accidentally developed this technique on the island of St. Lucia in 1996.

BEAUTIFUL BUGS, how to paint on silk

September 21st, 2013

BEAUTIFUL BUGS,  how to paint on silk

Video showing the beautiful colours of the flower beetle being magically applied.

 

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