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Ornate In Original Form

My own decorating style leans towards rustic but when I visit Paris I’m delighted that there’s evidence of the ornate in so many places.  Not just in the obvious venues like churches and museums but also in the curve underneath a bridge, a stairway leading to a restaurant in an alley, or a gate on a side street. 74 more words


My images of Monet's Garden at Giverny

By now you have heard me rave about Monet’s Garden at Giverny that I visited in October as part of an organized cruise on the Seine River. 55 more words

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Leading Lines

Leading lines could well be the first basic tool of composition that I picked up on and have stuck with ever since – to the extent that in many cases the leading lines are the image. 104 more words


In Giverny there is a garden

The garden in Giverny, France, originally designed and planted by the Impressionist painter Claude Monet, enchants with its autumn foliage color and scent-filled air. I spent a little time there yesterday and began to understand “the light” that artists relish. 27 more words


Paris Letter #2:

One of the best things about Paris is the architecture. First you have the Catholic cathedrals that are all over France. I went to the Cite de la Architecture which is the Museum of Architecture. 595 more words


Monet's Garden

     At Giverny, I fell behind taking photos of Monet’s garden. It was drizzly, and there were few crowds, and we had a lovely view. The flowers are still all in bloom, and they’re packed together in a very controlled chaos. 612 more words

Just Like Monet

The boat tied up to the weeping willow tree floats lightly among the perfect islands of waterlilies,  427 more words

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