I was asked about “those monastic looking shapes by the greek sea,” second from right in this blog’s masthead. Those rotund cupolas—although Greek-like in appearance— actually grace many of the adobe abodes along Baja California Sur’s east coast, on the Sea of Cortez.
La Ventana is a town where many foreigners have built vacation homes with spectacular Greek-style architectural adornments that were mesmerizing from an artist’s viewpoint. (I stayed at this delightful casa.)
I created a mixed media painting and an oil pastel of the same subject, from a reference photo. The choice of medium made a big difference in the final effect: