A day in venice, a drink and a painting


My wednesday artbreak is a little trip to venice.
This time just a virtual one, but i've been to this beautiful place often, and recall the hapieness i've always felt, sitting ion a boat and approaching the laguna with all it's treasures.



A typical drink in venice, and at the moment practically everywhere in Europe is Spritz - a mixture of Aperol, Prosecco or white whine and a dash of sparkling mineral water, sometimes garnished with some orange peel and ice. It's very delicious and refreshing  - give it  a try tonight!    



This painting was done in a venetian spirit, reflecting blue skies and ocean, golden frames, marble floors and fruits, warm from the sun. Have a beautiful day everyone!

14 comments:

  1. Venice is just the perfect place to go for a little break! I had the pleasure of spending a few days in Venice 8 years ago. Beauty, Inspiration, Beauty!
    Just like your painting. Have a lovely evening, sweet Martina. xx

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  2. venice is one of my favorite places !!
    thanks for stopping by my blog~ yes i love tanya whelan's fabric line :)

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  3. Yum! I will come visit you and we will have a spritz together! XO!

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  4. lovely painting my dear. cheers (with spritz) :)

    m.fay
    http://www.amateurcouture.com

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  5. I love your painting...
    Is that an oil painting or pallete??

    thanks for sharing!
    hugs
    nensa

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  6. What a good life you have, Venice, painting, and little drink, I am so jealous!!! LOL! I love that painting, pretty color marble floor! Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hello, just wonder how you found me? : )

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  7. Oh I adore this painting my friend! xoxoo Happy Thursday.

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  8. always loves traveling and Venice is one of the top priority in my list. Now trying to snap the natural beauty from my land Kerala.

    Cu around friend

    Kerala photos

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  9. Beautiful painting! I adore all the textures and elements!

    Best wishes from one blogger to another,

    ~Zabrinah

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  10. Good morning, Martina dearest! I was out ALL DAY LONG yesterday, missing this glorious post! But our day was the most beautiful, sunny, blue-skied day of around 75 degrees Farenheit, which is the most perfect weather. We antiqued, dreamed, ate out for dinner and had a lovely day together. Yes, I am a harpist and I so enjoy every moment of learning new songs and letting my fingers dream and create sounds of calm! I so wish you could hear it! WOW! What a sweet and calming post...a refreshing drink on the lagoon, a lovely painting, and dreams of Italy, a place I love so and where my husband and I had such a good time! Are you enjoying your days dear one? Thank you for your visit sweet Martina!

    Anita

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  11. You have such a gorgeous blog!! xoxo

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  12. Beautiful art and Spritz too...will be back! :)

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  13. Spritz sounds positively delicious and chic all at once. Those Europeans are always a step ahead in the right direction :)

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