A little light relief after all the stress in the french villages.
Joseph Alleman is one of my favorite painters. His paintings have so many wonderful qualities - subtle color, brushstrokes, and atmosphere. In particular he makes fantastic abstract shapes that enhance his representational painting. Extremely beautiful stuff.
With the danger that comparisons to the original would exert even more pain I did a quick sketch copy of one of his paintings. Original here and :
Sigh. One day Clamp, one day...