Medieval Village and Monastery

We started off the workshop by visiting our neighbor village Soreze- a medieval village filled
dooknockerforweb.jpgwith photo-ops and inspiration. Many doors in the village have exquisite and unusual door knockers that I think can lead to some interesting ideas to link, hinge or combine parts together. Hmmnnn….. I need to get my journal out and start sketching some ideas.

I photographed several peeling paint doors– the look of the faded and deteriorating paint and patinas is a rich source of ideas for color and surface textures. We also visited the nearby monastery, En Calcat, which has an incredible bookstore filled with art books, icons and even jazz CD’s!

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