At each place I've visited on this trip, I've found myself thinking, " this is the most beautiful place I've ever been!" Now I can add "these are some of the kindest and most interesting people I've ever met!" to that thought. I had such a wonderful month wwoofing at the olive farm and monastic community, Starcross in Northern CA! Everyone I met was so kind, generous, and welcoming. 😊 Even though it isn't olive-harvesting season, I learned so much! I will miss Starcross dearly and can't wait to visit again in the future! (Ps these buildings are part of a bigger illustration I will share soon!)
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Jan 29 -- some quick sketches of the olive trees at Starcross 😊
If Copenhagen were a person, that person would be generous, beautiful, elderly, but with a flair. A human being that has certain propensities for quarrelling, filled with imagination and with appetite for the new and with respect for the old - somebody who takes good care of things and of people.
I've been slowly working my way through Nathan Fowkes' landscape sketching class on Schoolism. I'm still very new to gouache, so I've been mostly painting from photos and copying master landscape painters in the mornings before work. It's exciting to challenge myself and I love the results!