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Cinque Terre

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*All of my Travel Sketches may be re-painted by commission.  If you see one you like that is sold or you'd prefer in different colors, contact me!*

Five “fishing villages” comprise the Cinque Terre on Italy’s western coast, on the Ligurian Sea. All but one are right on the sea coast and small boats line their bay and shores, along with some cats. The small villages seem made for wandering, finding coves of shade and quiet between the layers of architecture ascending the hillside. The villages are built into the cascading mountainsides which rise majestically and steeply for a dramatic backdrop. I made the ink drawings at different times and combined them digitally to create a comprehensive reflection of my drawing experience in Cinque Terre, from landscape to intimate streetscape. Some drawings were made as an architecture student in 1998. Some were made as an architect, traveling over holiday break in 2007. (I like the student drawings better!) I used watercolor to interpret and enliven the drawing during pandemic quarantine, Spring 2020.

Watercolor Paper 140gsm16” x 24”

Frame not included.

I'm excited to bring nearly 100 of my architectural Travel Sketches, created in mostly Italy, but also Switzerland, France, Spain, Greece, Hungary and Czech Republic from 1998 - 2012, into a Collection: lines drawn on site now illuminated by watercolor. Together, they reveal my personal evolution in architectural travel sketching and offer a piece of travel art that can remind you of your own memories in place, invite you into these spaces with your own experiential vision.

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25% of the sale of each piece will be donated to Lifting Hands International* (LHI), a 501(c)(3) public charity that specializes in international and domestic relief and aid for refugees of war-torn countries of origin.*More from/about LHI: “Our high flexibility as an organization and low overhead costs have enabled us to adapt, redirect, and keep going, even through shelter in place orders, social distancing, and widespread shortages of hygiene and medical supplies. We are now focusing on getting as many hygiene supplies to as many refugee families around the world as we possibly can.Millions of refugees live in crowded camps where social distancing is impossible and where there is little, if any, access to clean water and soap. Access to healthcare was limited to begin with, so prevention is paramount. You can support our efforts to get them the critical hygiene supplies they need by donating. Every $10 donated provides a family of 4 with a hygiene kit that will last them for a month. $100 provides 10 families with kits!For the second year in a row, LHI has earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency, honoring the progress and results we are making toward our mission. With only 2.5% of our revenue going to overhead, you can be confident that donations to LHI will benefit the refugees we support directly.”  

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