Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Strada del Caslino, Tuscany, Italy, Google Maps

Daily Practice
Google Maps
Tuscany, Italy

Okay, okay, I'll admit it -- I'm hooked on this virtual travel and I'm getting a bit more nervous and excited about the trip tomorrow.

I've repacked 4 times -- LOL - deciding that carrying art supplies certainly is far heavier than carrying clothing!

I've been practicing a bit more of architectual subjects since I still struggle with these - but my love of flora and landscape still shows in the images I tend to choose. Still, the virtual travel on a cool, rainy day was so close to 'time travel' that it made the sun come out inside the house!

It's supposed to be far warmer today and I'll have lunch with my son before my trip. Schools will be closing soon for the summer break, and our college students will have only 10 days between spring and summer sessions. When I return to work, courses will be in full gear as will planning for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. Is it me or does it seem this year is flying by?

I do plan to 'smell the roses' today ... hope you can too!


Teresa said...

A lovely painting! Guess you're about ready to leave.. have a wonderful time. Look forward to seeing more great art when you return

Teri C said...

I am so excited for you Lin. This is going to be a fabulous trip!

Anonymous said...

Your architecture subjects are always terrific Lin -- especially those windows. I have been noticing more and more Italian scenes in office buildings, restaurants, etc. And they can't hold a candle to yours!
I wish you a trip filled with sunshine, unending energy, and beautiful scenes to paint (oh hey, not to mention terrific food!). I'll miss you but can't wait to see what you post when you return.
Big Hugs and Much Love,