Last couple of days in Unique Lisbon.
Found the wonderful Cathedral Sé:
And realised that the plainest building outside our bedroom window might make a perfect painting:
Discovered the a Portuguese for ‘viewpoint’ is probably ‘Miradouro’:
Then, next day, we’re off to Sintra, the famous historical site. Kings of old came to escape the heat in summer. The hilltop castle is obscured here by the train:
Everywhere else the beauty of the place is obscured by tourists. I drew two cars and some paving stones:
My objective early this morning was to draw the ‘space’ before the ‘structures’ and then the detail:
as usual, #prisma produces interesting results…
in the morning, of Saturday 14th July, we travel to Athens for an overnight stop on our way to the Island of Aegina.