Friday, March 7, 2014

Venice Art Trek with Niki Gulley and Scott Williams

Venice Art Trek 2014
9" x 12" pastel by Niki Gulley

We just got back from teaching our latest Plein Air Painting and Photography Art Trek in Venice during Carnivalé and had the most amazing time! The weather was ideal, and we found our way to this quiet landing to paint a typical Venetian canal on our first morning. I liked the way the sunlight raked across the colorful buildings and emphasized all of the texture in the stucco and brickwork. We had to paint quickly since boats kept entering and leaving our scene, all part of the morning hustle and bustle in Venice. Luckily I loosely got the red boat in right before it took off!

If you'd like to join us on one of our upcoming Art Treks, please let me know. For more details, E-mail Niki Gulley or go to

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