Artwork by Michiel Pelerents

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 Lipstick in spray paint & pastel on paper, by Michiel Pelerents

Those of you who follow me on Instagram, will probably already have seen this one, but the walls of our living room are no longer just a whiter shade of pale. No, they are now adorned by this wonderful (and giant) artwork by my good friend and multitalented artist Michiel Pelerents. Michiel always uses objects found in his daily surroundings, isolates and abstracts them. Since I’ve known him, I’ve seen him use a number of materials like oil paint, pastel, papyrus and even vinyl foil in his work and somehow he’s always moving on to the next thing before we can even grasp what he’s doing now.

 Lipstick in spray paint & pastel on paper, by Michiel Pelerents

For my last birthday/our housewarming, my friends in Antwerp decided to have this one framed as a gift. I really couldn’t believe it, since I’ve had my eyes on it for ages but stuff kept getting in the way (like buying an apartment). From all of Michiel’s artworks, this one appealed to me the most from the start because of the colours, the shape and the subject. Somehow, I feel it just suits me.

It’s kinda hard to see in the pictures how big the lipstick is, but it’s so impressive in real life and we’ve received a lot of compliments since we hung it on the wall. It definitely is the eyecatcher in the living room. I absolutely love it, and I love that it now reminds me of my amazing friends even more.

 Lipstick in spray paint & pastel on paper, by Michiel Pelerents

 Lipstick in spray paint & pastel on paper, by Michiel Pelerents

Drop him a line at info@michielpelerents.be for more info and make sure you follow him on Instagram!

10 Comments
  • Laura Willems
    January 12, 2015

    Damn. Zo’n mooi stuk én dan nog zo’n mooi verhaal er achter. Misschien een beetje creepy om te zeggen, maar de (achter)(klein)kinderen zullen hier nog ruzie om maken bij het verdelen van de erfenis, me dunkt 😉 I’ll say it now and I’ll say it again: stijl, Patricia, gij hebt stijl.

    • Patricia
      February 2, 2015

      Wat een lieve comment, bedankt 🙂 en over de erfenis had ik nog niet nagedacht. Voorlopig gaat alles gewoon naar de kat 😉

  • Lauren | Colours of my joy
    January 13, 2015

    Echt een mooi werk! Veel beter dan al die ‘vreemde’ moderne kunst die je tegenwoordig ziet!

    x Lauren

    • Patricia
      February 2, 2015

      Ja ik vind het ook fijn dat het hedendaags is maar niet te vergezocht! Helemaal mee eens!

  • Charlotte Everaert
    January 14, 2015

    heel mooi! xo

  • Kiss & Make-up
    January 17, 2015

    Wat een geweldig werk, zoiets zou er hier ook nog wel tegen de muur mogen hangen 😀

    • Patricia
      February 2, 2015

      Zeker eens gaan kijken bij zijn ander werk, hij maakt zulke mooie dingen!

  • Kelly
    January 25, 2015

    Heel mooi! Past ook echt perfect in jullie interieur. Knap werk!

    • Patricia
      February 2, 2015

      Ja het was echt liefde op het eerste zicht 🙂

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