"Long Shadows in Provence"

pastel 26" x 10" 2002

This piece continues both my series of windows and my series using a long thin format. My cousins Brigitte and Philippe took my bother Bryan and I on a picturesque excursion, exploring the essence of Provence for my benefit. I wandered around with my camera, and found evocative scenes at every turn. The late afternoon sun, casting bold shadows off a vine, caught my attention. And once again, I find the abundance of flowers and the mystery of "What is inside?"