Cimitero

A visit to the cemetery on the Isola di San Michele – on a stormy day day (rain, thunder and lightning).

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Per stampe

Another hot day at Sant’Alvise – so stayed in the shade of the studio for most of the day – writing a text for the closing event, making small objects, drawing – and preparing for a workshop with guests and others next week. (Stamp kit from Tiger will be useful for the prints we are…

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Studio window…

… the best view from a studio window this week? This is Deirdre Kelly’s studio – the long-term resident artist at Scuola Internazionale Grafica. We visited the scuola to talk to the Director about connections between their resident artists and the Sant’Alvise AiRs. Lovely Roberta works a press. The view from my studio window is…

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studio day & art night venezia

A quiet day in the studio – cleared the objects and drawing from the table (above) and made a new sheet for the table, again from many smaller sheets taped together. I sat in the garden after lunch with Gilberto and Alvisa joined us. After dinner I visited the Cannaregio ‘art night venezia’ sites –…

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Tipografia Gianni Basso and Tiramisu

Gianni Basso and his son, Stefano – celeb letterpress printers… We visit to order some cards and are shown Gianni’s museum of printing next to the shop. Aldo serves Gilberto’s huge and excellent tiramisu – we sit in the garden with coffee till it is dark and some rain falls. Thunder and lightning later. Alvisa…

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