Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Courtyard La Romita
La Romita, Italy
So you see, it was very very difficult to concentrate on painting with so many friends coming to visit, so many sights to see, so much to do, so many gelatos to eat, so many photos to shoot...... sigh! LOL
This watercolor was done the last day we were at La Romita. So many of us sat in that wonderful Courtyard and painted the flowers and pots that we saw daily.
I saw many of these olive jars when I was in Sicily four years ago - and my sketches of them then (just prior to picking up a pencil to finally begin the process of learning how to draw!), are so funny ....! So I was glad to redeem myself with a better (not great) attempt at another olive jar! LOL As I was sketching, Karlyn asked me if I was going to include our ubiquitous laundy -- so there it is in all its muted glory! LOL
Our trip is winding down by now, and I hope you've enjoyed hearing about it as much as I've enjoyed sharing and reliving it. It's hard to believe it's been over a week since I've been home. I told Rebecca over breakfast this morning that I was missing Italy. All she could do was laugh!