My Paris Sketchbook by Alain Bouldouyre
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The wonders of Paris never fail to delight both visitors and inhabitants alike. Like many before him, artist Alain Bouldouyre, a long-time resident of the City of Lights, has been snared by the city's charms. My Paris Sketchbook documents his deep attachment to the capital, presenting a selection of sketches made over the past few years, all executed in watercolor.

Bouldouyre takes us on a very personal tour, visiting both the well-known and less frequented streets and sites the capital has to offer. My Paris Sketchbook evokes the true character of the city's particular palette of colors, its imposing historical architecture punctuated by discreet contemporary interludes, and the eternal romance and beauty of the Seine and its banks. This book will provide a treasured addition to the library for Paris lovers, while enthusiasts of watercolor will appreciate the artist's mastery of this highly popular medium.
 

About Alain Bouldouyre

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Alain Bouldouyre is an illustrator and the artistic director of Senso magazine. He has illustrated numerous travel guides published by Arthaud/Flammarion in his native France. Christophe Auduraud is a film critic and novelist, and a past scholar of the Villa Médicis, the French cultural institute in Rome.
 
Published March 2, 2003 by Flammarion. 144 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Travel. Non-fiction

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