Friday, January 11, 2013

Memories Of Wine

Gift From His Wine Cellar, 6 x 6 " oil on archival panel, ©2013, Fay Terry
$100. includes shipping
This is one that I have been wanting to paint for a very long time.  I worked from a photo I took while on a painting trip to France.  We were on a day trip to a beautiful small village where we spent the morning painting.  We met in this park for lunch, to enjoy the wonderful spread made for us by the inn where we were staying in Brantome. Wine had been brought with the lunch and it was a beautiful sunny day in September.
This charming gentleman had been walking all around looking at the morning's paintings on our easels while we worked. Not long after we sat down to lunch he drove up with several dusty old bottles of fabulous wine from his nearby home. 
He uncorked the bottles and poured our wine and was soon on his way after telling us how happy he was to have us painting in his village.
I have so many great memories from that trip!


  1. That is just the best. Memories and you will enjoy as you view your lovely painting. Very nice job.

  2. What a wonderful story, Fay! You did a fantastic job on this, and I especially like the light and shadows captured on his face. Great job!

  3. Great painting and wonderful story!

  4. A beautiful sun-lit painting of a memorable trip and a charming gentleman to boot!
    It feels so amazing just to imagine it :)

  5. Oh I love this one! Going to a trip like that is one of my biggest dreams, and your painting with all the sunshine and warmth only remind me how hard I should work tomorrow to get closer to that dream.
    Wonderful painting, very inspiring!


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