|Jim and Cathy at lunch near the villas.|
|View from the tower. |
( all of these Italy photos are from Traveler Jim's wonderful website.)
|Walking back to bus after lunch|
|The lemon house at the villa. Lemon houses are used to shelter the 100's of citrus plants during cold weather|
For more on the trip visit Jim M.'s website.
|Cherubs are a popular theme for garden statues.|
This is the photo that I will be working with for the painting.
|The rough sketch on canvas using Burnt Sienna|
|Next the different tones of darks are painted in.|
|Here I;m trying to block in the painting as fast as I can, so the greens are next laid in.|
|The water is the next thing I tackled. Now all that is left to paint in is the Cherub figure. The light changing you would want to either paint it first or last in your painting process. I chose last.|
|Paint is now covering the whole canvas, time to make some color adjustments.|