A hillside house near Amalfi, Italy

This is one of my older studies – it is of a house on terraces near our B&B when we stayed just outside of Amalfi on the southwest coast of Italy. We stayed at a charming Bed and Breakfast at – I think – the Villa Cilla, about a mile outside of Amalfi and have […]

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The colourful village of Riomaggiore.

A new drawing and watercolour of one of the colourful villages on the Cinque Terre coast of NW Italy. Here is my line and wash of Riomaggiore, which is probably the largest of the Cinque Terre villages, at the southern end of this area. The coast here is typically very rocky with steep slopes and […]

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A view of Manarola, on the Cinque Terre Coast, Italy

One of a series of my painting from along the picturesque Cinque Terre ( or ‘Five Earths’) Coast in northwest Italy. The coastline here is rocky and rugged, with small fishing villages intermittently along it. Nowadays more of a tourist destination- but the local fisherman do still go out and well worth a visit. Also […]

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St Michele in Foro, Lucca

A must for visitors to the walled town of Lucca in Tuscany – the Church of St. Michele in Foro with its 13th C facade. A stunning work of architecture – and also a nice square to visit if only to look around and have a glass of hot chocolate in one of the cafes. […]

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