Monday, July 10, 2006

Another Landscape


Family lore told me that my maternal grandfather lived near or in Sciacca, Sicily; so when C and I visited last year, we stopped in Sciacca and explored this harbor section of a large, busy city. The guidebook described Sciacca as a 'poor working village,' and indeed, while there were some beautiful sections, so much of the city could have used a paint and a 'clean-up.'

10 comments:

melissa w said...

I love the look of this page, with the drawing tucked away at the bottom. You've got a knack for the landscape journalling!

Lindsay said...

lovely skethc Lin!

Teri C said...

BEAUTIFUL sketch Lin! I can almost see you sitting on the hill drawing this. Such wonderful memories you have of Italy!

Sioux said...

Wonderful that you were able to go there. Lovely sketch!

Sue said...

I hope this is just hte beginning of a series Lin. I'm sOo enjoying the looking.

Karen at Pen in Hand said...

Really nice composition of this page, Lin. Be proud.

Penny said...

Lin I love what you are doing, true journalling and it all looks like memories. I think they pop pretty well

Terri said...

Such history captured in those crowded streets. This is a lovely drawing Lin and I really like the way you incorporate words with your art. It is easy to see that Italy is more than just close to your heart - it runs through your veins!! :o)

AnastasiaC said...

what an interesting village - lovely drawing! although most of the villages in Europe could do with a little love and care I think it adds some character!

Shelly McC said...

Wonderful!!