19 August 2015

Summer in Europe Watercolor Collections

I always keep a journal.
Especially when travelling!

A few drawings. Stories. Wine labels. 

Afterwards, a collage. 
A colorful collection of memories.

I love collages: A whole experience and several episodes - on one easy page.


La Vie en France - Burgundy, Provence, Alsace, Bordeaux


"He who returns from a journey is not the same as he who left."

- Chinese Proverb


Ile de Ré, Island off the West Coast of France


"Traveling seems to me to be a profitable exercise. The soul is continuously stimulated by noticing new and unknown things." 

- Montaigne (French philosopher, 1500's)


Switzerland


"The world is but a canvas to our imagination."

- Thoreau


Greek Islands



"The magic of the island settled over us as gently and clingingly as pollen."

- Gerald Durrell


La Bella Italia


"If your arteries are good, eat more ice cream.
 If they are bad, drink more red wine. 

Proceed thusly."

- S.Byrd, Gourmet Magazine

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