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.
Piazza XXV Aprile, Baone. A tree filled square with a delightful mill. The place to come to dine under the stars on hot summer evenings. Baone details Width: 60 cm Height: 46 cm Medium: Watercolour and Indian ink on Fabriano paper Sold or otherwise no longer available.Where to next?⇑ Recent work Nearly Spring Baone »
Spring is nearly here in this oil painting of Piazza XXV Aprile Baone. Nearly Spring Baone details Width: 60 cm Height: 80 cm Medium: Oil on Canvas Price: €595 Enquiry To enquire about purchasing Nearly Spring Baone, please complete this form. Linda Winter Artist will reply with details on shipping costs and payment methods. Your… Continue reading Nearly Spring Baone
I am an illustrator as well as a painter. This project ( Lost and found in Italy) has been a great joy to work on. It all began with a chance on-line meeting in April 2020 at the hight of the first Italian Lockdown. you can read the rest in the book lovingly curated by… Continue reading Illustration- Lost and Found in Italy
Painting is an evolution of responses to the world.
There are many villas in Northern Italy, but none can match the grandeur of Villa Rotunda.
Each of the palaces are a moment from the past.
For me, this will always be a magical painting. There is romance and colour and now the knowledge that my painting will bring a little of the magic of Venice to Finland.
View From Albert and Eugenio's Garden
The faded elegance of the 7 chapels allows for many interpretations.
Statuesque and totally a part of Italy
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
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.
This is one of two drawings of this unique set of buildings
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 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.
Cypress and olive trees are synonymous with the Mediterranean.