Tag Archives: Italy

VSW: Burano, Italy, 4

I am running out of time this month due to other commitments, so decided to take scrap colored paper and do an insert.  Blue seemed a good color for a place where this color adorns many homes!  Still playing with … Continue reading

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VSW: Burano, Italy, 3

Rounded out my pages with teeny watercolors. The top one I like a lot. I rarely use my fat Pitt White pen, but did on the water. Happy with that outcome too. The other was a big impatient experiment and … Continue reading

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VSW: Burano, Italy, 2

I turn away from the church (above) and head toward the canals in Burano Italy; The color begins in the shops along the way! My process below, from guidelines to sketch to ink grisaille to watercolor. I was asked, and … Continue reading

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VSW: Burano, Italy, 1

New month, new virtual sketchwalk with Facebook group page, to Burano Italy, an amazingly colorful island town in Venice. Starting in Chiesa di San Marino Piazza, my process below, from guidelines to sketch to ink grisaille to watercolor. Map below! … Continue reading

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VSW: Alberobello, Italy, 4, Silliness

You’ve seen the sketches of the Trulli homes as they really look, below, but there was a good deal of discussion on our FaceBook page about how white the town was (yes, grey roofs and white walls), sooooo, I sketched … Continue reading

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VSW: Alberobello, Italy, 3, Full Layout

The last two images of Trulli architecture, and a bit more color. A deep corner going around a corner and the long view; a challenge to draw. I decided to color the white walls… a bit anyhow. I love the … Continue reading

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VSW: Alberobello, Italy, 2, Blocking the Trulli Homes

Presenting how I SEE a scene, from both the perspective and detail aspects, might be interesting.  I drew on the google image for you, not that I do this, but to show you where my eyes go — studying before … Continue reading

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