Tag Archives: Art

A Few Artworks

Yes, we have been sketching and painting up here on Vancouver Island as a few of you have asked. Here are pics of some of my efforts.     I have some other sketches done while walking and have other … Continue reading

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Last Day At Long Beach

Today was another day of painting, music, and reading with a short walk at the end of the day when it wasn’t raining. The weather outside was frightful, then delightful, then dreary, and so forth. Jean painted a great pastel … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To My Sweetheart!

Jean’s birthday began with a scavenger hunt for the many cards I had scattered around the condo. Of course she didn’t know it was a scavenger hunt so these were found in the course of simply getting up and getting … Continue reading

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Birthday Trip To Long Beach

Today we embarked on our annual trip to the ocean to celebrate Jean’s birthday hiking, painting, and playing some music. Western Washington has enjoyed a week of December sunshine which is most unusual. Furthermore, it is predicted to continue this … Continue reading

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First Beach…La Push, Washington

We arrived at La Push Friday afternoon. This is Picasso’s first trip of 2014.  It has been sunny, warm, and sublime. Hiking, sketching, and painting during the three longest days of the year. Today a sunbow was an omen for … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill Park

Beacon Hill Park was one of Emily Carr’s favorite places. Set aside and developed as a park in the 1860’s, it is a remarkable place to ramble and paint. Trees, ponds, birds, flowers, and the ocean compete for your attention. … Continue reading

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A Month in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

The days are growing shorter and our time in Provence is coming to an end.  We shipped our art bags home yesterday and will leave for Collioure on Saturday. It has been a very fine time here, living in a wonderful house, Le … Continue reading

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Paul’s Recent Art

It has been a month since I posted any paintings or drawings. We have been very busy with drawing and painting, but I haven’t kept up with taking photos of pieces and editing them for posting. JP arrived by train … Continue reading

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Week Two – Jean

Yes.  It has been a busy week, as Paul has described in his posts.  Walking, weddings, new friends, eglises, markets, and more wonderful food from Sally, our host at Atelier de la Rose. And art.  Lots of art.  I finished … Continue reading

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Montcabrier Artwork

Some people have asked for photos of the art we are producing while at Atelier de la Rose.  Jean and I decided to post our art shows separately. The following is a summary of my first week. My goal on … Continue reading

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