Category Archives: Europe

Boulevard St. Germain, Paris, France

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One of the main thoroughfares of this beautiful city, flanked by offices and apartment buildings.

I perched on my folding stool on the footpath to paint this as the office workers hurried by early one morning.

We often ate in this café on the corner.

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Pont Aven


A beautiful French seaport whose streams formerly powered the many mills on their banks.

The mills are now mostly restaurants, but the charm of the stream with its many weirs and shady overhanging trees makes Pont Aven a Mecca for tourists.

I sat on my folding stool to paint this one, with a steady trickle of diners coming to and from one of the restaurants behind me.


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