Tracie Huskamp’s group just finished up. Most of them are headed on to
Venice and Rome. One of the group started out on the west coast, traveled to China and South Korea, then here, and will return via New York to CA. Around the world! What fun it is to have such interesting and fun people in our groups!
Tracie led the group around Orvieto where they took pictures. She then helped them select just the right photos, crop them to a good size, have them printed and use that as a base for painting on fabric. I don’t know how she did it but the results were stunning. She brought mats to put each picture in, setting off the beautiful work. Here are some samples.
By Molly Gehring (Plastic cover over the matted picture creates the shine)
Outside of class the group visited the market and shopped for a picnic lunch.
In the market
They visited some of the 1200 Etruscan and medieval caves under the city.
Before going down into the caves
Then they cooked at Zeppelin Ristorante.
Putting bread they made into the oven
Rolling out the pasta
Foccacia and bread sticks we made and sat down to eat
Bombe with gelato for dessert
We made a visit to Palazzone Vineyard on a sparkling day.
Giovanni tastes the wine from the stainless steel tank
A sparkling day at the vineyard
Which we enjoyed on the patio of the locanda built in 1290
With views back to Orvieto
We wish the group a fun next week as they travel on for more adventures. Thanks to all for joining us!! Tracie will be returning to teach in 2014. It isn’t too early to sign up!
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