Pat Fiorello - Art Elevates Life

Art & Inspiration from professional artist and instructor Pat Fiorello. Pat is known for her romantic landscape, garden and floral paintings in oil and watercolor. Her paintings often depict beautiful places like Italy and France. Pat teaches painting workshops in the U.S., Caribbean and Europe. She is passionate about inspiring others to include art in their life. Whether creating it or simply appreciating and enjoying it, there are so many ways that art elevates life!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Lake Orta, Italy

Lake Orta
20 x 10 Oil Painting
by Pat Fiorello

This was a scene looking down on Lake Orta in Northern Italy. I had done a similar scene in watercolor several years ago and decided to give it a try in oils with an aim of getting a sense of depth. I decided to go with a long rectangular canvas for a more panoramic effect to emphasize the breadth of the lake and mountains.

Lake Orta is one of 5 lakes in the lake region of northern Italy.  September 21-28, 2013, I'll be taking a group of painters to be inspired and paint on location at another of the lakes, Lake Garda. If you are interested and would like more information, see Lake Garda for a flyer with the details. There are still a few spots left and the program is open to artists of all experience levels and all mediums.

Here are a few scenes from my last trip there to give you an idea of the beautiful views and subjects to paint.

If you would like to join us, click on Register Now- I'm going to Italy!

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