Julia's Blog — Dream Catcher
The Story behind Julia's 'Dream Catcher' - a 'Dream on Paper'
Dopamine Dream Catcher Fine Art Prints France Paris Work on PaperA 'dream on paper '- Julia was invited to show her “Dream Catcher” Collection in Paris, in December 2020, during the Pandemic. The gallerist compared her “Dream Catcher” paintings to Monet’s water lily wartime paintings, which brought psychic relief to the French as WWI was ending. The aim of the show was to allow her work to inspire hope in the despondent Parisian community, as they faced a second lock down.
Making the most of "Now"
Belgium Brussels Dopamine Dream Catcher France le confinement ParisWhilst my annual Edinburgh Fringe art show was cancelled along with the entire festival, I suddenly find myself invited to put on a solo show in Paris, just before Christmas and just as France comes out of "le confinement".
"Colour is not Neutral" says Julia
colour theory Dopamine Dream Catcher Edinburgh Edinburgh Festival Fringe Festival South AfricaThere is research to suggest that colour is not a neutral thing. Indeed, it is a powerful mood- altering factor, and exposing oneself to vibrant colours and stimulating, enigmatic shapes on a canvas will surely lift spirits.