"Twisted Realism" A visual artist, creating moody black and white tonal drawings in charcoal, pastel and graphite. Inspired by the human figure, story telling and Europe.


The Lady In The Tourism Office...

... at Huelgoat, told us about a little coastal village to the south named Pont Aven. 
She said it was full of Artists. 
We headed off.
There were no Artists, they're all off painting as winter approaches, and then they return to their galleries in Pont Aven in spring to sell their works.
No artists, but certainly evidence of their presence here. 
Must have walked past 50 galleries around the little town. 
There are whole roads of galleries.

Again, this place is beautiful and real. Everywhere is evidence of people's lives as they go about their daily business. The town sits on the upper reaches of a tidal river, and is lined with small fishing boats. Many of the stone houses ford the small river that feeds the estuary, and the locals have channelled sections off to drive small wheels and water their gardens.

The use of rock and stone throughout Bretagne is delightful. 
There is a wonderful harmony between the way the people work with it, and how it appears in nature.

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