Category Archives: Italy anything

La felicità è …

Happiness is – walking into Fantagraphics retail store in Georgetown (Seattle, WA), ask about any titles in Italian and find out that they stock the Panini Comics editions (in Italian) of classic Peanut strips. Perfect way to brush up on … Continue reading

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Watercolor Sketches – The Mugello, Ospedaletti and Sorrento

A few more watercolors and drawings, all from Italy. Most recent of these are from the summer of 2014. Working small, working fast …

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Watercolor sketches the Mugello and Ospedaletti

Recently took some time to scan in a few small (postcard size) watercolor sketches from my last visit to Italy. I love how looking at these again brings back the memories of sights and scents of a place and time … Continue reading

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Umbrian Earthquake

Italy is actually never far from my thoughts, but especially so this morning, having woken up to the lousy news of the nighttime earthquake that shook Umbria. This country, home of some of earths most precious cultural patrimony, is often buffeted … Continue reading

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Guido Monfalcone – in memoriam

  It was with great shock and sadness that I learned of the untimely passing of a dear friend and great artist. Guido Monfalcone lived in rural Piemonte, in NW Italy. He worked for many years as a ceramicist and then … Continue reading

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