Chateau fort de Lourdes

From the veranda of my hotel room in Lourdes, France, I was able to admire the Chateau fort de Lourdes, once a castle since the 8th century, a royal prison from the 15th century, and a museum from the 20th century to the present.

Chateau fort de Lourdes

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Learning from the Masters

Copying old master’s drawings and paintings is a time-tested discipline especially in the European tradition of art instruction.  In fact, it is how most of us learn in any type of discipline until we are confident enough to strike on our own.

Learning from the masters