|Tuscan Flower Pot|
8 x 6 Oil Painting
by Pat Fiorello
Even though I wasn't painting while on vacation, I find I never totally disconnect from being an artist. While traveling I'm visiting local museums and galleries (and even art supply stores!), soaking in inspiration and taking photo's of future subjects to paint. I was in Sarasota and Naples, two towns that have a lot to offer in terms of the Arts. And it was great to be someplace sunny and filled with lots of flowering plants and green trees as a bit of a change of scenery from the long,cold, icy winter we've had (even here in Atlanta).
Here are a few photo's from the trip to share a bit of sunshine with you today.
|Happy to see some colorful, sun-drenched flowers!|
|Courtyard at the Ringling Museum, Sarasota|
|"Unconditional Surrender" sculpture at Sarasota Bayfront|
|Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota|
|Lido Beach, near Sarasota|
|Sunset, Lido Beach|
|Sunset, Naples, Florida|