MY IRISH ADVENTURE FOR “ART IN THE OPEN”

MY IRISH ADVENTURE FOR “ART IN THE OPEN”

written by Joshua Lance, 8/10/2018 Between 2018 and 2019 I completed posts on a different site and I’m slowly transferring these posts from that period. My first painting in Ireland Portugal is over, so what is an artist to do?  He goes to do an art...
The Legend of Saint Antonio & El Nino

The Legend of Saint Antonio & El Nino

I wanted to paint from a master painting.  I was searching around and I came up with Murillo’s “Saint Antonio of Gadua & El Nino”.  When I visited Seville last winter, I saw this painting and I got a postcard of the image.  Religious paintings...
Portugal Roundabouts

Portugal Roundabouts

In Portugal, there are some unique things you take notice.  How the homes sparkle with hand-painted tiles, the abundance of lemon and orange trees, and the popularity of pastelerias, or bakeries in English. But if you’re living in a small town such as Sao Joao...
Yellow Porto House

Yellow Porto House

Yellow Porto House was done from one of my trips to lovely Porto.  It’s a rustic, gritty and hilly (but never silly) old city that has a lot of charm and history.  One of my favorite things to do in Porto is just walking around and taking every sight, smell and...
Innocent Jim Morrison

Innocent Jim Morrison

Being Jim Morrison couldn’t have been easy.  Was he really an innocent bystander of the chaos around him?  You have all these adoring fans who love you for the wrong reasons perhaps?  At least that’s what Jim must have thought while his tenure was in The...
Jammin’ in Picasso’s Cafe

Jammin’ in Picasso’s Cafe

My recent trip to Barcelona was a visual feast of Gaudi buildings, art, food and music.  I mean when you visit a place, you can tell that the arts has a large and profound influence on the city.  You can immediately sense that in Barcelona. I have been soaking up...