FURTHERMORE IMAGES OF CORSICA – WATERCOLOUR SKETCHES

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The hillside town of St Antonino is the highest in the area. This was a view of it from one of our earlier walks. We did climb up and visit it, but unfortunately there looked like a storm  brewing, so returned. The storm stayed in the mountains and I did a painting of Pigna instead.

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This is the old fort at Girolata on the Scandola Nature reserve in Corsica. There are only two ways, apart from parachute, to get here either walk or get a boat. We did the latter. It was a bay within a bay and had cattle on the seashore as well as the odd bar. You can say what you like about the French, but they put on a good boat trip. Who else would include a two hour lunch stop. Instead of eating I went and painted.

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This is a view of Pigna from the old donkey track to a nearby hillside town, Corbara. We have used Pigna as a base to walk to various places. Lovely old tracks, centuries old that are lined with tumbledown walls and shaded with olive and oak trees.

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Another morning view of Calvi harbour. I liked the ranks of yacht bows lined in the water.

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This is the top of Corbara, a small town we walked to. It nestles high up in the Corsican hills looking down on the valley and sea.

Other paintings are on my website: grahammcquadefineart.com

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