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Monday, March 12, 2007

Flowered Staircase



"Flowered Staircase" is a half-sheet watercolor. It was painted from a photo I took in Castellina, in Tuscany. I loved the long staircase and the flower pots going up. But every time I passed by, the lighting was not good. I took the photo anyway, and adjusted the lighting to provide some shadows on the staircase and the wall behind the flower pots.

4 comments:

Michelle Himes said...

I think this is my favorite of your Tuscany paintings so far.

Mickey

MrsSnowy said...

I love this one! Can't get over how many watercolours you have done since I last visited, Joan. Fantastic. And I do envy you your forthcoming workshop. Have great fun and I'll look forward to seeing your paintings.

Joan said...

Thanks Mickey & Robyn for coming back to check on what I've added.

Robyn, I envy you being in Tuscany. What inspiration you have there!

Artmaker - Cecilia Price said...

Hello Joan, this is Cia! Wow, I haven't heard of you before now, I'm so glad you commented on a picture in my blog so I could come here and visit! I love this one, the Flowered Staircase, so much! I always wanted to go to Tuscany, and have decorated my house in "old world" sort of themes, with murals, faux finishes, etc., so I truly am enjoying your Tuscany paintings!
Cia