Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Watercolor Workshop at Haut Baran

I know it has been awhile since I posted something of significance on my blog!  You probably wondered what happened to me.  Well a lot happened.  I was out of the country and traveled to France.  There for 10 days, I signed up for a watercolor workshop with fellow watercolor artist, Judy Morris.  As you can see, we were at a beautiful location in the southwest region of France.

All I can say is that it was a wonderful, inspiring experience with the company of one of the most  accomplished contemporary watercolor artist of our era.  We gathered ideas, reference photos, and shared techniques.  I observed Judy teaching her workshops and it was marvelous. 

We traveled to local villages and saw much history in the region.  We saw outdoor markets and went to a brocante, (french flea market). Here is a sample of some of my sketches and watercolor studies from the trip.

The following are photos of our studio.

Hope you can enjoy these shots as much as I loved taking them and being there.  This was an experience of a lifetime.  Now on to doing some serious artwork.

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