Jane Painting in the Olive Grove
oil on linen
16 x 20
Trying it again! I am setting a goal of posting a painting a day for September. May get a little tricky since I will be traveling a lot but hopefully I can do a sketch while on the road. This painting is from a trip to Assisi, Italy. Jane set up to paint in the shade, yes, it was warm that day!, and I loved the way her sundress slipped off her shoulder while she was painting. I also love the twisted shapes of the old olive trees cascading down the hillside. Awww, something about Italy keeps drawing me back! I will return the end of the month to paint and play at Lake Garda in the lake district and then on to Venice!
If you are a painter or sketcher, I plan to send back photos on my blog for you to enjoy so you will feel like you are on the trip with me! They won't all be as complicated a scene like this and I will give you a few tips along the way about composition and cropping using photographs. It will be the next best thing to being there!
Ciao for now!