A good weather day.
To be honest, everyday should be a good weather day for a plein air artist. But hey, I'm also on vacation!
This ruin looks good to me. It's in an area close to home, near the lake, and it's beautiful. The simple "block" Italian architecture appeals and has a unique presence on the landscape.
Also, the color of the stone and the brick expresses something very warm and is a great contrast to the greens of the trees and fields.
|In this case, the orange of the tile roof overwhelms the palette.|
|Laying in color|
|Breaking down the color.|
|Distance shot. At work in the fields of Umbria. Notice the|
mountain…the trees are gorgeous, too.
It's tricky, but that's how it is supposed to be.