|Study with soluble graphite|
Gozo day two, by Tracy Spiers
Spend day with the painters, getting to know them and the peaceful surroundings around Xlendi, immediately around hotel area. Authentic Adventures enable guests to have not only a visual experience, but a cultural and culinary one too. It’s quite amazing what comes out of Hotel San Andrea’s kitchen. Staff are calm and nothing is too much trouble. Catering for a large number such as ours must have its challenges, but food is excellently presented and delicious. While the walking group don on boots and head off with their Maltese leader Annalise Falzon, I join the artistic tribe and benefit from watercolour and pen and wash demonstrations from Roger.
|Roger Jones demonstrating pen and wash|
Local boy six-year-old Giuseppe keeps me company with his animated conversation while I attempt to paint and draw, accompanied by my faithful friend Mr. Latte. Like my twins Giuseppe too likes chicken nuggets and pizza. His mother works nearby and he pops home to get his own set of paints to make his own marks.
|Texture on wall study, by Tracy Spiers|