The Grace of Italy

If you’ve travelled to Italy you are familiar with the extraordinary works of art everywhere you turn. And in this case, even the iron fences surrounding landmarks are works of art. The curves, the gracefulness of the circular patterns and how they are Continue reading

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Jewelry Store at St. Marks Square Venice

This particular colorful image stopped me in my tracks one day when window shopping in St. Mark’s Square in Venice, Italy.

Not a showstopper for many people but the uncanny similarities to a recent series of fish shack paintings I had been working on was so striking. I actually wished I had handled my efforts as beautifully as this jeweler and fabric designer. The small house images in Continue reading