François Lacasse in his studio

Filming and editing: Frédéric Lavoie

Galerie de l'UQAM

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1- Overview of the artist’s studio showing a series of colourful paintings on the walls.

2- View of some of the tubes of oil colours that the artist uses.

3- The artist is squeezing colour straight from a tube onto the canvas lying flat on a work table.

4- The artist is laying a sheet of clear plastic film over the squiggle of paint from the tube. Then he spreads the colour by rubbing the film with his fingers.

5- The artist is lifting off the plastic film.

6- The artist is depositing the remains of paint stuck to the plastic film in another area of the canvas.

7- Close-up of the artist peeling off the plastic film with paint stuck to it.

8- The artist is sponging up the excess paint by covering it with a folded sheet of paper and rubbing.

9- He repeats the process several times.

10- He repeats the process until he is satisfied with the result.

11- The artist is finishing off a coloured squiggle by pressing it with absorbent tracing paper.

12- He repeats the entire process with different colours all over the canvas.

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