sketch book

One of my favourite occupations is to be in a beautiful place and have time to sit and sketch. I have accumulated quite e few sketch books and I can clearly remember drawing each one.  A photogragh is too quick.  Taking the time to draw cements the time  and place into memory so well.

This drawing was done on my recent painting trip to Manzac en Bas, in the Ariege Region of France,  One day at Montesquieu, I found myself perched on a man-made mound inRieux small a meadow with a concrete top. ( I have no idea what it was) From my elevated position I had a perfect view of the sloping meadow with some pretty houses.

I think I’ll make a few greeting cards with the image.


montesquieu small