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FRENCH COLLECTION - APRIL 2019
5 days spent with fellow professional artists in the hamlet of Le Somail located along the Canal du Midi in the South West of France.

22 paintings completed - 8 of which are acrylic on panel and the remainder, watercolur and ink sketches.

carole baker RBSA
email: [email protected]
T: 07930 545264 or 01952 691071

26.4.19 Saint-Marcel Bridge   sanint_marcel

Watercolour and ink sketch - not for sale

26 April 2019, 5.42pm
Saint-Marcel Bridge, at Le Somail
... on a very breezy but bright day by the Canal du Midi - almost being chased off by a squaking goose and lots of onlookers!

Watercolour and ink sketch - not for sale

27 April 2019, 5pm
Saint-Marcel Bridge and restaurant at Le Somail
... sat in the sunshine!

blue_shutters blue_violet_shutters\

Watercolour and ink sketch - not for sale

27 April 2019, 11am
Compositional plan for acrylic painting opposite. Le Somail looking across Canal du Midi to the lilac shuttered house, gusty wind made it difficult to keep the easel tethered down.

'Blue Violet Shutters'
Le Somail, South West France
Painted en plein air, 27 April 2019, 11am
Acrylic on panel
30x30cm
Framed
£360
golden_afternoon golden_afternoon

Watercolour and ink sketch - not for sale

27 April 2019, 2.33pm
From Canal du Midi at Le Somail looking towards the mountains in the distance, warm sunshine but breezy. Content doing what I love!

        'Golden Afternoon'
Le Somail, South West France
Painted en plein air, 27 April 2019, 2.33pm
Acrylic on panel
30x30cm
Framed
£360
chicken_run chicken_run

Watercolour and ink sketch - not for sale

28 April 2019, 11am
The 'apricot' house and blue shutters - with chickens, donkeys and so many little interesting corners.

'Chicken Run'
Tina's House, Canal du Midi,
South West France
Painted en plein air, 28 April 2019, 11am
Acrylic on board
20x27cm
Mounted
SOLD
olive_grove olive_grove

Watercolour sketch - not for sale

28 April 2019, 1pm
Olive Grove and paddock for the donkeys and 35 year old pony - awww! (but they wouldn't keep still long enough to paint them!)
Sun on my back - I'm in heaven.

      'Olive Grove and Sweet Light'
Tina's Garden, Canal du Midi
Painted en plein air, 28 April 2019, 1pm
Acrylic on panel
30x30cm
Framed
£360
tinas_garden small_corner

Watercolour sketch - not for sale

28 April 2019, 3.12pm
... from the garden of the 'apricot' house - the 'essence' of the olive groves

       
     

Watercolour sketch - not for sale

28 April 2019, 4pm
A small corner of the terrace at Tina's 'apricot' house

above_the_gorge
above_the_gorge

Watercolour sketch - not for sale

29 April 2019, 11.15am
A view on the edge of Minerve above the gorge - in hot sunshine and gentle breeze.

'Above the Gorge'
Minerve, South West France
Painted en plein air, 29 April 2019, 11.15am
Acrylic on panel
30x30cm
Framed
£360
       
viaduct rickety_building

Watercolour and ink sketch - not for sale

30 April 2019, 12.16pm
Rickety building close to the vines.

       

Watercolour sketch - not for sale

29 April 2019, 1pm
Viaduct at Minerve

       
blue_gate blue_gate

Watercolour and ink sketch - not for sale

29 April 2019, 5.48pm
The blue gate and fast moving light and shadows - a truly magical place!

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'The Blue Gate'
Le Somail , South West France
Painted en plein air, 29 April 2019, 5.48pm
Acrylic on panel
30x30cm
Framed
SOLD

carole_painting blue_gate_comp
LIMITED EDITION GICLEE PRINT
£75 inc free p&p UK
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raod_from_minerve sunlit_vines

Watercolour and ink sketch - not for sale

30 April 2019, 10.40am
The road from Minerve - beautiul vista and vines.

     
'Sunlit Vines'
On the road to Le Somail , South West France
Painted en plein air, 30 April 2019, 10.40am
Acrylic on panel
30x30cm
Framed
£360
     
  minerve
 

Watercolour and ink sketch - not for sale

30 April 2019, 2pm
Minerve from a distance - very hot and sunny with a good breeze - wonderful spot to paintng from.

 
sun_worshippers  
'Sun-Worshippers'
Le Somail , South West France
Painted en plein air, 30 April 2019, 3.30pm
Acrylic on panel
30x30cm
Framed
£360