I love any pictures of an Italian Countryside. I would love to go to Tuscany and paint and that is on the top of my bucket list for sure. I painted this from a picture that I liked. Not sure if I captured the perspective or not. The picture was so beautiful looking down into a valley. It's an odd size--about 7x11 and the paper was already primed and ready for something. So that something was a landscape. I have an opinion about it and my opinion is based on my expectation of the outcome. This turned out differently than my expectation for this piece. I am not saying that I don't like it but it is different from what I tried to paint. I am trying to capture the essence and not every detail. I fight hard to simplify because in a painting giving every detail is not necessary. Tell my left brain that!
I am off this morning to Greenville for a week to see my grand babies! See ya when I get back!