Northern Italy in May, some sketches

I recently spent several days in the Veneto, with my husband and two great British friends, who now live near Vicenza. Here are some glimpses of that time: One of my favorite northern Italian hill towns—Montagnana, where we sat and had cappucini while I sketched the main square. On a warm, sparkling, quiet morning, I […]

Venice…ah, Venice

So after seeing the post of Margaret’s drawing of Venice, I decided to put a few of my own Venetian drawings up as well. Can I just say, I LOVE Venice. I’ve been hooked on Venice since the first time I saw it. It’s lovely, and Turner was right on with the color – you […]


It’s 5:50 in the morning.  I have the flu and I can’t sleep, so I decided to go online and I went to Urban Sketchers and saw that my friend, Melanie Reim has joined the ranks of urban sketchers!  This inspired me to make another blog entry.  This is a watercolor I made in Venice […]