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The Virtual Left Bank StudioI've sold the "bank" building in Gilbert and am excited to go virtual with The Left Bank Studio and continue to create and make things! Please let me know what you are doing and we will update my goings-on here each week.
Category Archives: Travelogue
During my stay in Santa Fe for Charles Reid’s workshop we visited and painted at El Rancho de las Golondrinas (“The Ranch of the Swallows”), a historic ranch dating from the early 1700s. It’s now a living history museum “dedicated … Continue reading
It is Saturday evening on la rue du Gros-Horloge, about three blocks from our apartment on rue St. Romain. We could always find our way home because of the Cathedral being taller than the houses and shops. Saturday night was … Continue reading
Before leaving France we took a day to visit historic sites related to the World War II Battle of Normandy, first hopping a train to Caen, a city not far from the D-Day beaches which itself suffered great losses in … Continue reading
Palace of Versailles: Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris: Musée d’Orsay, Paris:
We enjoyed lunch at Dame Cakes tea shop (link to Google-translated page), housed in the former workshop of Ferdinand Marrou (link to Google-translated page), an artist in ironworks who created the tower on the Cathedral. Shopkeepers in Rouen are proud … Continue reading
Near the Church of St. Ouen, a replica of a runestone commemorates Rouen’s Viking history. Vikings (some of my ancestors maybe?) took over the city of Rouen many times and went home in the winter. Then they got smart and … Continue reading