The Italian Truffle Story
There are still several Italy inspired paintings in my head and photo collection. Part of a most memorable dinner was the Padlot feast including several courses with truffles. My art group had actually hunted for truffles with a farmer and his dogs earlier in the day. At first, I thought the plate of pasta with truffles would tell the story.
That wasn't working because there was so much more to the story. So, I went back to my photos and embarked on a trilogy of images and sketched the idea on my large pad