Wine label for Nolita

A few months ago I was commissioned to work on a wine label for the Limited Edition of Nolita, an Italian wine. I was happy to spend my time drawing the bucolic scene of a hillside village in Italy with cypress trees and terracotta rooftops. It was my absolute pleasure, especially since I always imagine […]

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Roman Wabi-Sabi

Wabi–sabi (侘寂 ) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete”. (from Wikipedia) Yes, I found Japanese wabi-sabi at the Roman Colosseum. Beautiful textures crumbling down one into the other, on a […]

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Venice Italy

A similar, but different picture, of the canal watercolor in our One Watercolor A Day book, from Venice, Italy. Venice is by far one of the most beautiful cities I’ve seen and drawn. I could look at and draw and paint gondoliers, gondolas and canals forever and love every minute of it! Va bene! Margaret […]

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