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Lives Creative: Painter Francesca Simonetti – Montelaterone

“An imagined world, that of women, made of desires and expectations […] As in theatre, a painting allows the viewer to imagine so many things, to take on real life … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Stefano Pifferi, Painter and Framer

“I paint for sheer joy of the soul connecting with the canvas…”   Another self-taught painter, using oils and acrylics, Stefano often paints late into the night after business hours. … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

mARTEdì: Old Sketches & New Experiments in the Studio

The Kittykatmandoo studio is moving across town to a renovated medieval room. It’s been years in the planning [everything takes a long time in Italy] but now it’s so close … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Artist Christine Persson

“As long as I can remember, painting and nature have been the joyful driving forces in my life.” A couple of years ago I posted about artist Swedish-born Christine Persson’s … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

mARTEdì: Pitigliano, Dante & Handpainted Summer

Pitigliano Made in May at Il Bisonte with the Printmaking Sisters’ workshop from the photo below, which I took in June 2012. Pitigliano was the first Tuscan town I visited when I … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

mARTedì L’Estate Tuscan Countryside Prints

It’s already been 8 months since the printmaking workshop at Il Bisonte – which means only another 4 till the next – hurrah! And I don’t think I ever posted … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative – The Printmaking Sisters, Firenze

Lives Creative will be a weekly-occurring post, delivered Thursdays, highlighting and promoting an artist, writer, maker or downright creative person in the Monte Amiata region of Southern Tuscany. Having said that, … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Saturday Studio…on Monday

This was going to be the first of a weekly Saturday Studio post…and then a Sunday Studio one, which could still exploit some cheesey alliteration. Nope, didn’t happen. But the new … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Autumn Studio

I have a confession to make. [Aside from wilfully feeding the Alberese fox] I was hoping to hold out for a little longer, but today I caved and turned on the … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

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