Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Equinox Sketch

Tempio di Santa Croce, Riva SanVitale, Switzerland. Carta da spolvero giallina; / Pouncing paper, yellowish; // 16,5 x 11,5 cm (6,5 x 4,5 inches); / 3 matite colorate. / 3 coloured pencils.


Saturday, September 19, 2020

Sketch of a Yacht

Inspired by Hopper at the Beyeler Foundation, I went for Starck on Boat International. Hopper's boats are beautiful. But ugliness has its charm too. 
Carta da spolvero giallina; / Pouncing paper, yellowish; // 16,5 x 11,5 cm (6,5 x 4,5 inches); / 1 matita colorata. / 1 coloured pencil. 

Sunday, September 13, 2020


Alarm is ringing...😂

Tuesday, September 1, 2020


It always comes a time when pictures do not suffice any more... then we go out and seek for the real.


Monday, August 31, 2020

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

D'Après Giovanna Garzoni

Graphite and watercolour on toned paper // 14 x 10 cm (5,6 x 4 inches).

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Lost in Flowers!

While the ship of the Frogs is stuck in front of Lisbon, I have completed the 8 Flowers 8 Ways course (but for Lesson 6 which I skipped) with real satisfaction. Such a great course!

Click HERE for details about this course!

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Saturday, July 18, 2020


To sum it up: there is cholera in the city. We are forbidden to disembark. We are stuck.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020


But... hem hem... it appears that...

Wednesday, July 15, 2020


Ladies and Gents, here is your Captain speaking! As you know...

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Saturday, July 11, 2020


Oh my God!
How do I tell them?!?

Friday, July 10, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020


Ladies and Gents, Captain Philip speaking...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Time to call the Passengers and give them disembarking instructions...

Saturday, July 4, 2020


None of the above. It is the (inauspicious) cry of the owl.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Thursday, July 2, 2020


Alarm?!? This is a Foghorn!
Foghorn?!? Where is the fog? It is so clear... we can see America!
It is the Pilot Ship!

Wednesday, July 1, 2020


Hey! Hey!! Turn off that alarm!!!

Saturday, June 27, 2020


I just hope it never happens that I have to wear one of THOSE masks!

Friday, June 26, 2020

Thursday, June 25, 2020


And I saw a large group of Japanese wearing health masks! Awful!!

Wednesday, June 24, 2020


And yet, Dear Diary, a few years ago I was at FCO, Rome's airport. The Fukushima disaster had just happened...

Sunday, June 21, 2020