I am huge fan of Canadian artist Ray Ceasar. So, I'm off to see his second exhibition at Rome's Mondo Bizzarro gallery today. A great way to beat the winter blues. If you haven't heard of his work before, check it out on his website: www.rayceasar.com or why not visit the gallery yourself? www.mondobizzarro.net. So…Read more
Painting in studio…
Once more I have been working on trees. Nearly finished an Italian Oak with a mistletoe attached to it. While it dries i started a mini painting of a view from a roadside nursery.Read more
Snowy morning in Le Marche!
Hi, woke up to 50 cm of snow here in Force! It's still snowing! Making my futile attempts to clear pathways look ridiculous! However it needed to be done and I must continue with an autumnal landscape that I had started. So I will be painting snow again! Yippee.Read more
The nearby Roman city of Ascoli Piceno boasts one of the finest Renaissance squares, Roman architecture galore and a wealth of Templar history. We love taking our painting groups to this amazing city for painting trips and sight-seeing. Throughout the year, it is home to a multitude of cultural highlights, from the annual medieval…Read more
Painting Monte Falcone
Still working on larger tree painting. I have touched up older paintings. This one is a Tuscan Style View from Monte Falcone again. I like the meandering road and the banks of rolling hills. Lovely view and a great perspective, this sought of perspective is common in Le Marche!Read more
Painting of a Tree
Ok, here is the basic tree that i worked on yesterday. The oil has become fat now so I need to stop and let it form. Meantime I am going to work on a bigger sketch, this time on paper.Read more
Painting in the Retreat studio.
Hi from The Retreat's studio. Yesterday we went skiing but on the way I took a moment or two to take some photo's of trees. Trees are fantastic subjects and here in Le Marche at this time of the year their skeletal frames add drama and a cold feeling. Reflected colour from the surrounding landscape…Read more