Château des Vigiers

Last week I was at Château des Vigiers, in the hotel area, painting 2 doors both sides plus their surrounds. They were fire doors which replaced beautiful old carved wooden doors, which, incidentally, I painted 25 years ago.  This probably sounds rather boring to read about, and you can be forgiven for giving up on…

Caves and château.

I haven’t had time to go and photograph the finished barn wall, also, I have to wait for a bright but overcast day, so that there are no strong shadows falling onto the mural. Meanwhile, inspired by the caves beneath the gardens, we had a “Grand Day Out” on Monday and visited the celebrated caves…

Prehistory

The barn wall is nearly finished. A couple more tweaks, a final varnish, and it will be completed. Once we have taken the scaffolding away, I’ll be able to take better photographs, so I will post those later. The weather has been fantastic, if a little too hot, especially in the afternoons. My paints kept…

The puppet and the storyboard evolve

The storyboard evolves, and I have started making L’EhBehroux. He is hanging up by the kitchen window looking rather forlorn and bald headed, ( his hair is down in my studio). He watches our kitchen activities, awaiting that spark of life. At one point I laid EhBeh to rest I ditched the springs idea, because…