At the Aegean Center for the Fine Arts, the door to the school lounge, along with the cypress tree, lavender and pomegranate leaves.
Category Archives: Greece
A sketchbook spread from a few months back. Steven, a former student sketching during Free Draw at the Aegean Center, Socks, my favorite cat, a woman in profile, a man on the ferry and the small church right next to the port of Paros, in … Read More →
Here’s a watercolor from a small church located in butterfly valley in Paros. I came out here with a bunch of students on a painting excursion. It was a pretty windy day — the paper and paint was blowing everywhere.
I’ll be running a two week summer workshop, The Craft of Watercolor, from June 10-24 on watercolor painting here in Paros, Greece. It will be based at the Aegean Center and we will be doing work in studio and around the island. I will be … Read More →
This is another view of Naxos painted while on a small boat cruise last summer. I did this mostly with Tombo markers and washes in my sketchbook. Very simple, just the island and the sea.
Here’s another watercolor of water, painted on a clear day near the port of Paros.
In Paros there is a place called Ecopark with beautiful trails that lead you around the bay of Naoussa to the old 19th century lighthouse on the northwestern tip of the island. Around this lighthouse are amazing rocks which have incredible grooves and ridges around … Read More →
Plenty of the old buildings in Paroikia have crumbling, stained walls which I think are beautiful and fun to paint. This one is just outside the Aegean Center where I work–a quick watercolor sketch on a warm February morning.
Here’s a quick sketch over a burnt umber wash of market street in downtown Paroikia near Distrato Cafe. I drew this during Free Draw, a weekly drawing club which I organize at the Aegean Center.
A watercolor sketch of Aghios Konstandinos, the beautiful church and former temple to Athena which sits atop the skyline of Paroikia.