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Le Chateau de Pintray

September 16, 2007

Yesterday a local bicycle club organized an outing to visit a château and some manoirs in the neighborhood which aren’t usually open to the public.  I didn’t have much time for drawing (still haven’t mastered the art of sketching while pedaling) but while the others in the group had a glass of wine at this beautiful bed and breakfast called the Chateau de Pintray, I quickly did this watercolor sketch – which I touched up a bit later at home.  I got a few photos too, and I’ll try to do a few more sketches this week….

13 Comments leave one →
  1. September 16, 2007 9:43 am

    Beautiful colour Casey!

  2. September 16, 2007 10:41 am

    Great sketch Casey…I agree with anita, the colours are beautiful and vibrant!
    Ronell

  3. September 16, 2007 10:52 am

    Casey,
    Gorgeous! You managed to capture the essence of the chateau in such a beautiful loose style – and the variety of wall colors is extraordinary.
    Shirley

  4. September 16, 2007 10:59 am

    What?! You can’t sketch and pedal at the same time? You? Get busy and learn to do so!

    The chateau is beautiful. I always admire the way you handle colors.

  5. Bill Sharp permalink
    September 16, 2007 1:40 pm

    Beautiful, Casey. That umbrella looks too hot to touch. I know what you mean about biking and sketching. I was on a bike trip this spring and wanted to stop every few minutes to sketch. Cyclists just don’t get it!

  6. September 16, 2007 1:46 pm

    stunning, vibrant, love it!

  7. September 16, 2007 3:30 pm

    I must have missed this blog along the lines. Your work is so inspiring and beautiful. I love all the different mediums you are so skilled with.

  8. betty wilkins permalink
    September 16, 2007 4:03 pm

    This is so wonderful, Casey! That red umbrella really adds to the charm of it!

  9. martasart permalink
    September 16, 2007 8:07 pm

    Une aquarelle tres beau! What, you can’t pedal and sketch at the same time? But what a different view of the world when you are on 2 wheels! This composition is wonderful as well. The umbrella could be a problem but it is just off to the side enough that it is an enhancement to the overall picture. Did you do this with a glass of vin dans le main?

  10. September 16, 2007 8:12 pm

    Sounds like a gorgeous way to spend an afternoon, Casey. Very pretty sketch, which will be around long after those glasses of wine are forgotten.

  11. September 16, 2007 10:39 pm

    Glad you hade time for this. Great watercolour!

  12. September 17, 2007 7:50 am

    I really enjoyed looking at your blog. You captured the flavor of so many places…. – Barbara

  13. September 18, 2007 3:00 pm

    It looks so lovely and interesting. Kudos to you for doing this while others drank wine!! You should have dipped your brush in their wine and painted 🙂

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