The first lockdown was brutal, the current one has seemed more so. Travel is still difficult so we still live through thoughts and dreams. These paintings are about the Mediterranean experience, the colours are as always, vibrant, however for me there is a new poignancy. They capture the sights and sense of Italy and France.
My garden shed
The hillside of Monte- Cecilia changes constantly with the light and spring growth
Line and Wash drawing.
Not being able to travel has been a curse, so sometimes I have drawn places at the request of friends
Book cover and the Violin Maker's house
Painting is an evolution of responses to the world.
The fascination with revisiting images continued with this portrait which now shows the strength of character present in the violin maker. The Violin Maker details Width: 30 cm Height: 40 cm Medium: Oil on Canvas Price: €270 (about $320) Enquiry To enquire about purchasing The Violin Maker, please complete this form. Linda Winter Artist will… Continue reading The Violin Maker
Rich colours and glorious taste come togther in this painting
This small study plays with light and colour. We see because we make sense of the reflections that surfaces create from the light. Colours happen because of what is taken away by the surfaces that the light hits.
In the afternoons the light plays on the olive tree branches as they cascade from the trees. Everything is fluid, Naples yellow blends with greys and perfect greens.
This small study captures the view up towards St.Giorgio. The strong colours capture the heat and light. The only thing missing is the sound of the crickets.
Italy is all about light and colour. This image perfectly captures the intensity of both. All that is missing is the sound of the circadas
View From Albert and Eugenio's Garden