Bistro G @1711

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amant [amɑ̃] English translation: Lover The elusive, French dry erase artist, Amant, has not struck again! He is on special assignment creating exterior artwork for my new restaurant, Bistro G @1711. In the meantime, my creative consultant stepped up to the plate and created her very own dry erase artwork. I must say, I am quite […]

Autumn

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l’automne [ˈôtəm] English translation: Autumn The elusive, French dry erase artist, Amant, has struck again! He spent the first two weeks of September at my chateau, Chez G in Provence, and brings you a colorful sketch of the approach drive to our very beautiful and unique vacation destination. More of Amant’s dry erase sketches coming soon– […]

Camp G

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amant [amɑ̃] English translation: Lover The elusive, French dry erase artist, Amant, has struck again! His creative mind brings you a whimsical sketch of my summer retreat for outdoor fun and relaxation— Camp G. More of Amant’s dry erase sketches coming soon– À bientôt! G-

Amant

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amant [amɑ̃] English translation: Lover The elusive, French dry erase artist, Amant, has struck again! His creative mind brings you a whimsical sketch of my famous winter retreat for snow lovers— Mont G. I hope to bring you more of Amant’s dry erase sketches, until then– À bientôt, j’espère! G-

Coller

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Coller  [kuh lay] English translation: to glue The origin of collage is from the French word coller an art technique popularized in the early 1900’s by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. The collage shown here is one of many designed and produced by my creative consultant, Michele. You can find more examples of her photo and paper/found object collages on her Coller Pinterest board. G-

flèche

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flèche [flĕsh] Suivez les flèches bleues. English translation Follow the blue arrows. If you have seen the movie Amélie, you will remember the clever trail of blue arrows she leaves in front of Sacré-Cœur for Nino to follow. The playful arrow above is just one example of what you will find while visiting the Musée Picasso in Antibes. You will […]

barres

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barres [bar] Derriere les barres English translation Behind bars Pierre Cardin purchased the former residence of the Marquis de Sade, mostly in ruins, in Lacoste, France in 2001. Add this to your list of places to visit while traveling in the south of France. He restored the interior of the chateau, a portion of which is open to […]

trompe-l’oeil

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  trompe-l’oeil [tromp-loey] English Translation fool the eye It is not a new concept, but I never grow tired of the fabric scrim trompe l’oeil that depicts an image of the building it is covering, hiding the messy construction work taking place behind it. The intention is not to fool the casual observer, but to enhance the visual experience. The image here is The […]