The Lovely Nicolo

Painting in Italy - where do I start.  I felt like I found my true happiness and discovered it is not as hard to achieve as I thought.  More on that later, but first Nicolo. Yes, the landscaping is beautiful but so are the people. Nicolo posed for us one morning at the Villa - … Continue reading The Lovely Nicolo

Charcoal Self Portraits

After practicing charcoal drawing with the teen class when they drew paper bags, they were ready to move on to something more challenging: self portraits. Personally, I have never enjoyed drawing myself. I think it is extremely difficult because beyond drawing faces, you are representing yourself. However, the teens did such a great job and … Continue reading Charcoal Self Portraits