That’s what has been going on here in the ArtsyFran studio! Lots of painting. I completed two more paintings of Italy for my husband’s office. I plan to start another one today, in-between varnishing the completed ones. To the left there is a painting of a door in Venice. We sat in what would have
Goodness! It appears to be taking me longer to tell you about my trip than it did to actually take it! So here we go! Onward to Firenze (Florence)! The drive to Florence was uneventful, which we like. The drive was beautiful. We stayed at a lovely Bed and Breakfast, Residenza d’Epoca in the Piazza
Venice, known as the City of Love. Also known as the reason we went to Italy in the first place: Dave was invited to speak at a European neurology conference. We were forewarned that the canals were less than pleasant; however, they dreged the canals a few years ago and we noticed no major smell.
“Two households both alike in dignity, In fair Verona where we lay our scene.” – Shakespeare Seriously, could an English & American Literature major miss the opportunity to visit the setting of Shakespeare’s greatest known tragic love story, Romeo & Juliet? Certainly not this one! Verona is such a beautiful city. We really enjoyed our
We had a fantastic vacation in Italy. We got back last week, and I’ve been slowly coming out of the jet lag and I just had a treatment on Monday. Now, however, I’m feeling much stronger and I’m ready to tell you all about my trip and to share photos and drawings. There’s so much
I just realized that with all my health stuff, I haven’t posted any art in quite a while. Well, there’s a reason – I haven’t done much. BUT, my wrist is out of the splint, I’m no longer in pain from the post-surgical stuff, and I’m starting to come out of the fog, despite a
I’ve been so bad about blogging this year. It’s mid-March and so much is going on! First, an update on the wrist. I’m weaning off of the wrist splint and doing some strengthening exercises. As I type this, I have no splint on. It makes typing MUCH easier! I am able to write better, draw
There hasn’t been much going in the ArtsyFran studio lately. Monday was my treatment, so I sort of had nothing but that and a long nap on Monday. Other than that, I’ve been focusing on getting my wrist healed. Writing has gotten much easier. and while waiting for an appointment yesterday I did some doodle