Collection

Wanderlust

Wanderlust – postcards from the road.

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“It’s All in the Details…the Italian Details”

The details, the underbelly, the juicy details of my 10 days, boots on ground, trip to Italy. Traveling with Watercolors: Well, evidently, the watercolor cartolinas got a lot of you worked up about watercolors, travel journals, which pens to use and some of you even wanted to know if I would be teaching a watercolor…

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“Wistful Thinking”

Light conversations over rich, dark espresso. With no plans for the day ‘cept those involving amazing sunsets, shared, over a glass of wine with someone you love. Wistful Thinking “Wistful Thinking” 8x 10in oil on museum quality panel $500

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“Did We Have a Good Time or What??…Cartolinas #9, #10 and a Surprise from Italy:)””

Cartolina #10 Piazza Gaetane Cartolina #9 Waiting for David My, how crazy some cats are (not mentioning names here) with the things they try to bring back into the country. Somebody got held up in customs for concealing high grade Italian catnip. As a result, he also had all of his salmon pate confiscated. He…

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“Cartolina #8”

Cartolina #8 Up the Hill in Panzano If only I could figure out how these savvy Italian gals manage to ride their bicycles in heels— life would be practically perfect 😉 In my last post I suggested you get your name in the hat for the possible  drawing of  3 of the original watercolor postcards…

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“Cartolina #7”

“Cartolina #7” Farmacia in Certaldo Can you spot me in the crowd?? No??  Well, maybe you just need to look a little harder–could be your eyes are getting weak from gelatoitis….jus’ sayin’;)) As you know, antiquities And trattorias Abound  in Italy–so much to paint! Thank goodness my missing paintbrush finally turned up… Walk softly and…

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“Cartolina #6 –Still Havin’ Fun!!”

Cartolina #6 “Certaldo” Could it have been my internet connection??  Maybe just one to many gelatos were ingested?? Or maybe I just hit overload on all the natural beauty surrounding me and had to sleep it off. Well it could have been any of those things except it wasn’t. My day got a little derailed…

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“Cartolina #5”

“Cartolina #5” Lunch in Panzano Is that you I see down there ahead of me on the path??? Cypress and Terracotta =  Italy Also spied some grapes.  And these aren’t just any old grapes.  They are growing in the vineyards that originated THE Chianti wine that the entire region is known for! Fresh flowers and…

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“Another Day in Italy and Cartolina #4”

“Cartolina #4” Greve in Chianti, Tuscany From sunrise to sunset I know, it’s hard to see the sunset for the 4 gelatos blocking the view… 2 for me, 2 for you;) Some artists will work for food….. Ummmm….I would be one of those;)) So many pizzas, so little time…. dipped in the most amazing olive…

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“Cartolina #2”

“Siena Ristorante” Cartolina #2  One trip to the winery for lunch, one 30 mile hairpin curved drive to Siena,  a walk in the rain and lasagna with homemade noodles for dinner. What would we do without pistachio gelato and cappuccino to keep us going:))?? We’d be a  couple of melancholy babies, I’m guessin’!! It helps to…

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“Cartolina #1”

“Gelato Time” Cartolina #1 It seemed an obvious selection for my first watercolor postcard:)) I felt in order to do my best work, total immersion in my subject was necessary. Cioccolato (chocolate) gelato = immersion With ten days to go, we are just getting rolling:))  The winner’s name is at the end of this post, but…