Four days of sketching and painting around Castello Aragonese with urban sketchers from all over the world in an incredible location. October 2015
The fog hovers above the town of Ischia before the big storm that turned the streets into rivers.
Fishermen at sunset
Sant’Angelo, on the southern tip of Ischia
Castello Aragonese, where 3 days of the workshop were held. An incredible place to sketch.
Watercolor painting with instructor Simonetta Capecchi
The castle garden and cupola
First oil painting, with instructor Kelly Medford
Inspiration for collage with instructor Caroline Peyron, based on paintings of Mattera.
The wild sketchers braving the wind and rain to capture the castle from this perspective.
In the studio of Gabriele Mattera, an artist who was born and lived in the castle and died in 2005. The studio has been left as it was when he died.
Outside Mattera’s atelier