For many years, color has been at the heart of Françoise Paressant’s work. She declines it and deploys it on the mode of the polychromy. What carries it and gives it form is a gesture, interlacing and lineaments. We might as well say from the outset that she neither knows nor recognizes herself in the dogma of orthogonality. Because she is always looking for a breath, a rhythm and an overflow. This does not mean that we cannot find moments when she ventured into geometry. We could come across some circles, squares or rectangles. This is also the reason why she quickly abandoned the shore of an almost evanescent figuration. The figure, or rather the landscape, gradually dissolved into the free play of color, form and line.