The weather was a little better today, and I managed to do a second full watercolor. I'm having a great time sketching, but I'm also trying to do a few more exhibition pieces for a spring show while I'm here.
But it was freezing! I got chilled painting and actually waked back for lunch, which I almost never do, to get warm and have tea. I sketched my lunch while I warmed up.
Then I went back out and sketched Vincent and Theo's Paris home. It's rift across from the store where I buy my muesli, and it never fails to make me feel like I'm on hallowed ground.
I'd been wanting to go sketch in the cemetiere du Montmartre as well, but it's often closed by the time I hike back out to this neighborhood. Since I was staying closer today, I decided to take that opportunity.
The cemetery goes right underneath a road bridge and out the other side, which I think is incredibly cool. I walk over that bridge and look down part of the time on my walks home.
I quickly sketched a couple of tombs and inscriptions as they were getting ready to close.
Finally, since I'd had such fun doing lunch, I sketched my dinner as well.
Martha Kelly is an artist and illustrator who lives and works in Memphis, Tennessee.
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