Friday, June 20, 2008

Trip to the south of France
















My wife and I had the trip of a lifetime , Provence for a month in May. I attempted a travel journal, so here are some drawings.

19 comments:

Lisalou said...

Oh my goodness! Words can't say how much I enjoyed your blog tonight! Glad I found you and will add you to my blogroll. Good stuff!
Lisa

Spinneretta said...

Lovely. I LOVE the south of France... and I wish that back then I had even though of drawing what I saw :) No... I tell a lie... I DID draw when I went there. I dont know what happened to it, but I remember drawing some stuff :D
Hey, thanks for the memories ;)

Kathleen said...

absolutely wonderful please keep posting and letting us know when you do -- I love the light simlple linework

Brenda Y said...

Every single one of these sketches is FABULOUS!! Wow - please keep them coming.

kazumiwannabe said...

Great drawings! I particularly love the three houses with the pine branch hanging, I can almost smell the pines! I live a little east from Bormes myself, and heard the first cicada yesterday.
I'll come back to see your drawings!

laureline said...

These are great fun! I especially love the yellow Citroen and your other car sketches. Looks like you had a wonderful time.

Nina Johansson said...

WOW! These are wonderful! And oh, the cars! I have a small collection of toy 2CVs, they are so charming! A really inspiring post, and beautiful drawings! Thanks for sharing!

seesue said...

Ahhh the memories that these will evoke!

freebird said...

That was fun. I enjoyed my trip via your pictures!

Anita Davies said...

What a wonderful account of your trip. You sketch cars exceptionally well.

Lynn said...

What fabulous travel sketches! Thank you for sharing them with us.

Anetka said...

GREAT I FOUND YOUR BLOG!!
YOUR SKETCHES ARE SO LIGHT AND DELICATE, BEAUTIFUL WORK!!

THANK YOU FOR SHARING:)

Sandy said...

These are much more than "an attempt" these are fabulous, what a precious rememberance of France

Minerva said...

Hi Don,
Great drawings! I love the Bormes les Mimosas houses :)

lyn said...

These are wonderful, like the figure drawings alot! Continued success!

andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Where have you been hiding? your work is really great. this is such a good post, all of them. I especially love the little yellow Citreon. A taste of france, indeed.

Jennifer Lawson said...

Wow, what wonderful drawings. I love them all. Can't wait to see more.

Gail D. Whitter said...

fabulous works here don. thanks for inviting me to have a boo.

L Vanel said...

What a gorgeous travel journal! Beautiful colors. It would be interesting to see your paint set.