My mood is wandering between trips, writing, and pictures. Meet me on the crossroads where words and colours intersect. Welcome in my blog !

“des bêtes et des sorcières” in LE MAG – Gwenola Guidé – October 13, 2019

Le MAG / supplement to L’Est Républicain newspaper – October 13. 2019

NEWS TO COME about the book “Le bestiaire des sorcières” & the TV series “des bêtes et des sorcières”

On  Sunday October 13, 2019 an article from GWENOLA GUIDÉ

will be be published into le MAG, L’EST RÉPUBLICAIN,

Preview of the TV series “DES BÊTES ET DES SORCIÈRES ” adapted from my book “LE BESTIAIRE DES SORCIÈRES”

Too proud ! 

Adapted from my book “Le bestiaire des sorcières” published by Rustica (have a look… at the block of text at the bottom right of the poster😄) the series “des bêtes et des sorcières” a television product by Dominique Hennequin, film director and producer in Metz (Nomades TV) will be previewed at cinéma KLUB,  5 rue Fabert – Metz on Thursday, October 10 at 7:30 pm. 

(Illustrations by John Howe animated by Melusine productions (Luxemburg) /  poster created by Mélanie Kochert)(Illustrations by Illustrations John Howe mises en animation par Mélusine productions (Luxembourg) / conception graphique de l’affiche: Mélanie Kochert)

 

I’ll be there for signing my book at 7:00 pm at cinema KLUB accompanied by Hisler Even bookstore. 

           

The series will be broadcasted on ARTE on October 28-29-30-31  at 7:00  pm then on Ushuaïa TV and ViàMirabelle

photo credit : nomades.tv

“It’s the witches summer” – CITAD’ELLES n°20, a women’s magazine without a fence around it

Approached by Citad’elles magazine made by and for inmates at the Rennes female prison  I contributed to the last issue. It was a unique experience to which I responded positively.

Giving voices to women deprived of it is the ambition of the Citad’elles project. It enables a group of long-term prisoners of the Rennes prison centre to produce a professional quality women’s magazine. Created in 2012 by the association “Les établissements Bollec“, in collaboration with the teaching league – which benefits from the support of the Ministry of Culture for its actions within the framework of the culture-justice programme – Citad’elles is a real quarterly publication of about fifty pages distributed in the prison of Rennes and made available to the general public through its website.

Awarded a prize at the Journalism Forum of Tours 2017 by the Ministry of Culture, the Citad’elles project offers prisoners at the Rennes prison to carry out a quarterly review under professional conditions.”

 

MY AUTUMN LITERARY SEASON: “My 2020 Witch Diary” + “The 2020 Marvel Almanac” + “Angels, Benefits and Protection”

Here are my last 3 books, they are already or will be soon in bookshops!

“Mon agenda de sorcière 2020 (My 2020 Witch Diary) ” (published on August 24. 2019)

As every year since 2017, I have concocted potions, recipes and magic formulas for you. In this diary you will discover the characteristics of plants, trees and minerals all renewed from year to year. You will also find proverbs or  sayings associated to each element described as well as legends and magic anecdotes. May all this delight you and do you good throughout 2020 !

Remember to book your diary quickly, the last edition was sold out by mid-December

“L’almanach des merveilles 2020 (The 2020 Marvel almanac)” (launch on October 18. 2019)

A magical “mix” to delight your days throughout 2020. Collective work with 2 other authors.

“Anges, bienfaits et protection (Angels, Benefits and Protection)” (launch on October 25. 2019)

Thanks to this angelic guide, a very beautiful book with a golden edge, teeming with information about the celestial world and illustrated with superb images, enter the wonderful world of the afterlife… And discover the name of your guardian angel, his character and his attributions. He will give you his benefits, his help and his protection.

 

 

 

ARTISTIC EXPLORATIONS, ZAKOUSKA AND CREATORS’ MARKET ON AUGUST 31

 

After the weather disaster of August 15th, rain and gale at Place aux Arts broke my frames. A lot of damage and an early end of exhibition for me. But repairs are in progress and I will show prints, etchings, collages and paper objects at the Rougemont le château creators’ market on August 31. This village was part of my adolescence and I will be happy to return to it. It is also the home of Bruno Geyer, gardener poet with his 900 watering cans. If he is well known here, he is also known by a lot of tourists. Discover his shop if you have never visited it !

At the moment, I am exploring other medias, watercolour, markers, textile inks and playing with spontaneous drawing…

while listening to ZAKOUSKA, a group of Strasbourg musicians. I love their music, advocating “mixing and meeting people”: gypsy tunes from Romania, jazz scoundrels from New York clubs, North African transes, it’s cheerful, creative, it makes you want to travel, it makes you happy !

I went to listen to them at the Moulin de Hundsbach in Sundgau (southern Alsace for those who are not from the area), a superb place that served as a setting for an exhibition of watercolours, painting and photography during a whole weekend and I was able to enjoy them. The party was there with flambé pie, beer and local pork. New edition next year at the same time for other exhibitions and always music and festive table. I will tell you more before the event.

A little glimpse of their music?

(Français) MARCHÉ DE CRÉATEURS – BUC – 22 JUIN

Sorry, this entry is only available in French.

“TOUCH” – ShinHanart Korea Twin Marker review

Just reviewed the new professional Twin markers TOUCH from ShinHanart Korea.  204 vibrant colours, a fine point nib for the details, a broad chisel nib for painting more important surfaces. Excellent for colour swatches. For very thin details better use the TOUCH  liners (nib size 0,05 mm to 0,8 mm /13 colours).

I tested the erasable carbon paper from CopyRite onto watercolour paper

I tested the erasable carbon paper from  CopyRite.

Transfer of a drawing onto watercolour paper.

Very good results : Does not stain the paper. Lines can be erased without leaving any marks. Perfect for transferring properly  without being afraid of getting the paper dirty. It can also be used to transfer a design onto canvas or  fabric.  Several colours of carbon are available : black, blue, red, yellow  and white which is convenient for transferring on a medium of any colour.

 

Maïk Darah, one of the voices of the TV series “Des bêtes et des sorcières” (Beast and witches)

Great moment meeting with Maïk Darah, one of the voices of the documentary series  “Des bêtes et des sorcières” (adapted from my book “Le bestiaire des sorcières”) by Dominique Hennequin film director and producer at Nomades productions… a must-see on TV Arte channel during next fall.

https://youtu.be/oMZq5qcFTgk

INTERVIEW MAÏK DARAH – COMÉDIENNE DE DOUBLAGE

https://youtu.be/sPkAY_Fkznc

MAÏK DARAH – LA FEMME AUX MILLE VISAGES