Walking Among The Olive Trees in Provence

Walking Among The Olive Trees

ORIGINAL Watercolor & Ink Painting on Moulin De Larroque Watercolor Paper

The paper I used is especially handmade in France. I order this directly from the makers.
It has four deckled edges is heavy made from 100% cotton.

Size: 17 x 12 inches   (43.180 cm by 30.480 cm)

Signed : Yes front & Back

to get more information about this special paper see their website
http://moulindelarroque.com/

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This is an ORIGINAL Painting
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A leisurely walk back to my gite, taking my time, sitting under trees and chewing on small blades of grass while looking up in to the sky. After a while I put my watercolor pad under my arm, smiling from ear to ear, hurrying just a bit, to get home just before dark. A light gust of wind separates me from my straw hat, and blows it just across the row of lavender behind me. I Leave it without worry, knowing it will still be there tomorrow, I'll fetch it then when I come back.

Back in my gite, I'd eat something simple, break little pieces off freshly baked baguette, I love that crunchy noise it makes, remembering my grandmother, who like me, loved plain bread and a glass of wine. Later I'd fall in to bed, thinking about how lucky I am, to be in this heavenly place.

The next day I do it all over, walking on air, free in the countryside among the wild lavender and olive trees.

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