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My last post was getting a bit full, so here’s a new one. All of the miniature paintings are 8cm x 8cm, and are done in watercolour and acrylic. Again, I’ll post new ones at the top.

Here are 2 pictures of the little book I am painting them in. I bought it in an art-supply emporium in Graz.

 

 

Mosque

Sulimanye Mosque, Rhodos

Mast

Smoothing a mast, Diakofti, Patmos

Maneli Sponge

Processing a sponge, Symi

Walking with Granny

Walking with γιαγιά (granny), Patmos

Long plant

Long thin plant, Patmos

Crow

A crow all puffed up and making weird noises, Rhodes

Julia at Paxos

Taverna, Yialos, Symi

Mrs Stavros

The Herbalist’s Wife, Symi

Parrot

Parrot, Old City, Rhodes

Thyme

WIld Thyme, Symi

Despoina

Despina Vakratsi, a writer from Patmos

Dinos

Dinos in his hardware store, Symi

Bells

Bells, Monastery of St John, Patmos

Moonrise

Moonrise, Symi

Ramp Yialos

Ascending & Descending, Symi

Yialos

Yialos, Symi

Pillar

Pillar detail from the synagogue in Rhodes

Sunflower

Red sunflower, Patmos

Far islands

Dawn with Distant Islands, Patmos

Relax

At the Relax Cafe, Patmos

Folk Dancers

Folk dancers, Independence Day, Symi

Stavros

Stavros, herb gatherer and seller, Symi

Julia

Julia on the shore, Patmos

Sparrow

Sparrow eating tiropita, Rhodes

Clock Tower

Clock Tower, Rhodes

Icon

Icon, Panormitis Museum, Symi

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We’ve been back from Greece for a month. In that time, I’ve been making some tiny paintings of things seen there, and some of the wonderful people we encountered.

So here they are. Each painting is 8cm x 8cm. They are done in watercolour and acrylics on paper. I’ll add new ones at the to

Icon

Icon. Panormitis Museum, Symi

Tourist

Self-portrait as a tourist, Symi

Chora wall

Street in Chora, Patmos

Dead moto

Dead moto, Symi

Monk

Monk with shopping bags and umbrella. Panormitis, Symi

Katerina Mourati

Katerina Mourati, an artist from Patmos

Aphrodite

Aphrodite, a sponge shop proprietor. Kalymnos.

Skafandros

Skafandros (diving suit), Symi.

Ferry reflections

Reflections as the ferry docks, Symi.

Hole in the Wall

Wall with hole, Symi.

Nicos

Nicos Vassilaras, a jeweller and political activist from Rhodos

Panormitis rain

Rainy day. Panormitis, Symi.

Steps down Symi

Descending steps with washing machine, Symi

Cats Symi

Garbage cats. Symi

Storm Symi

Storm brewing. Symi

Theodoris

Theodoris Eleftherios, a poet from Kalymnos.

Reflections Kalymnos

Reflections, Kalymnos.

Innocent

The Innocent. Patmos.

Latari

Lataris, a former sponge boat pilot from Kalymnos.

Version 2

Archway and window. Rhodos.

Aegean

The Aegean.

Sarandis

Sarandis.

Version 2

Chamomile coming up in the cracks, Symi.

pizza

Pizzeria, Symi.

archway

Archway, Hora, Symi.

red boat

Red boat, Panormitis, Symi.

Panormitis doorway

Doorway, Panormitis, Symi.

Panormitis scaffolds

Doorway with scaffolding, Panormitis, Symi.

Lefteris Kamitsis

Lefteris.

St George arch

Archway with tree, St George, Symi.

Blue steps

Blue stairs, Yialos, Symi.

Aegean Symi

Stony seabed, Symi.

door Symi

Doorway, Symi.

Chora Patmos

Square, Chora, Patmos

Dog Patmos

Dog with tusks, Patmos.

Blocked window

Blocked portal, Symi.