Day 12 and 13 – returning through Europe to UK


Stormy sky over the Autobahn - pencil

Stormy sky over the Autobahn - pencil

Judy, my wife, thankfully shared the driving, giving me a chance to sketch of course! When the scenery is moving you have to sketch quickly and remember what you have seen.

Typical French roadside trees

Typical French roadside trees

This is a typical sight in France. How and why do they trim trees with this sort of “bobble” half way up the trunk. You can see the same sort of treatment in the famous oil by Monet set in a poppy field.

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~ by noelgarner on July 18, 2008.

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