Laurie and Blair Pessemier: Paint in Rome Workshop


A Day of Painting

Blair and Laurie Pessemier paint in the Sabina area.   We invite you to paint with us.   We will provide easels, paints, canvas — everything you need to create a masterpiece.  Take the train to Stimigliano Scalo, and we’ll be there to pick you up and take you to the medieval Borgo, or olive fields, or fabulous painting sites in the area.

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Roses in a wicker basket Blair Pessemier Acrylic/canvas 16 x 14″ 40 x 35cm

Artnotes: YIKES!

Today we painted at the Pieve di Trebbio, an old church site at the edge of Rocca Malatina. We’ve been painting with a new found friend here in Rocca. She is from Milan, only here for the summer, but she has been a dream. While Blair and I can paint together, sometimes a third person gives us the impetus we need to GET OUT THERE.

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​  Campanile Vescovio   Blair Pessemier  Acrylic/canvas   18 x 13   46 x 33

Painting in Italy

Our first day was slightly better – we painted at Vescovio. Again, the restaurant where we were to eat lunch generously opened their terrace to our easels. By the afternoon the sun had some out and we could paint in the nearby fields, transferring the colors of the Italian spring onto our canvases.

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At Sunnyside:

Only in my dreams… but happy dreams they are –

Thanks for reading! 🙂

The End

4 Comments Add yours

  1. I’m so glad you are getting to do this:)

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    1. Oh my, NO, It is a dream ONLY. – Not even a remote possibility for me, but still happy to read about. 🙂


  2. lfpessemier says:

    Thank you! If you make it to Italy, we can make your dream come true!

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    1. Until then, I will enjoy traveling vicariously through your lovely website. Thank you so much for your kind comment. Best regards to you both! 🙂


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