Yesterday, we ate at a most delightful restaurant. On the main street, right on the way home, is Casa e Bottega. A restaurant/juice bar. A unique variety of accessories are displayed, and the color theme is white, with many shades of blue throughout. Although colorful ceramic planters like the one sketched here add a funky feel and keep you from being too calm with all the blues!
Our meals were a feast for the eyes and palate, and we each bought a juice to have for breakfast the next morning.
Pretty sure I’ll be sketching more of their decor to share!
This is one of the views of the mountains from my terrace. (I know it’s not MY terrace, but let’s pretend for now!)
I hope to complete all the mountain top views from here to Praiano, which is as far as you can see up the coast. (from my terrace!)
Started this one yesterday, finished adding color today.
Getting ready for another travel adventure! Soon I will be back in Italy, again on the Amalfi coast.
Here’s a map showing the location:
I also prepared something to help me hold a moleskine sketchbook with my palette.
It’s a simple piece of sturdy cardboard, covered with contact paper, using clips to hold the items.
My brush and pencil case can stand on its own, or can be clipped to the corner of the board.
So – I should be set to tackle some serious fun, making art, enjoying the Italian wine and food, and soaking up the sun and sea.
Stay tuned for updates!
Back in March 2014, I was in Positano, you may have seen my post before.
But, I just went through my sketchbook and found several sketches that weren’t scanned in.
On a different subject and a different trip:
A little clue about an upcoming trip I’ll be taking – it is titled “Blue boats beneath golden ramparts.”
And, surprise – one of my Italy sketches last year was of their blue boats! Coincidence?
Clue #2 – the trip won’t be in Europe! Hehe, more clues will follow!
Meanwhile, enjoy these from Positano…
View from the bar
Positano view from the beach
Positano – charming street view
Positano – mountain profile
Positano blue boats