Everyday number 20. The most beautiful thing I saw today was a green metal bin in Madrid’s wild Casa de Campo park surrounded, almost lifted, by yellow wildflowers.
Everyday number 18. Driving out of Madrid, up into the mountains, into the deep blue sky, the sun, the spring, the bright-green-flowering trees…
Everyday number 14. Pen and ink (brush pen), no iPad. Nice to be non-digital. We had a truly glorious day in Chinchón, a small town south of Madrid, today. Bright blue skies, lunch on a balcony on the Plaza Mayor, local wine, local life. Of all the day trips from Madrid this is one of theContinue reading “Tree in a Plaza in Chinchón”
I’m missing the mountains. Which means it will be that much more wonderful when I get to walk in them again. Meanwhile, patience! Draw them. Close my eyes at night and walk down paths like this in my mind. We spend our summers out of Madrid, up in these great Pyrenean mountains and my wifeContinue reading “Mountains”
There is a beautiful house over the road from us. Huge plant behind the window in their front room. I’ve been meaning to draw it or paint it for weeks. Their window from our window. The tree in front. The leafless creepers on the wall. And that plant – it glows such a rich greenContinue reading “The View from the Window”