Terracotta Sunsets

6 Nov
Terracotta  (tɛrəˈkɒtə)  noun: a type of fired clay, typically of a brownish-red color and unglazed.
Italian: “baked earth”
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Terracotta –  used throughout history for bricks and roof tiles as well as sculpture and pottery.

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Terracotta – coloring and shaping Cortona’s landscape.

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Terracotta – old, durable, and always beautiful.

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Ciao,
Judy

2 Responses to “Terracotta Sunsets”

  1. jean November 6, 2015 at 5:35 PM #

    You are capturing the unique quality the landscape has in the fall. As artists we noticed the special light we saw when walking along the Parterre. The slanting sun gives it a feeling that is magic.

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    • blogginginitaly November 7, 2015 at 2:50 AM #

      We always comment on how the scenes are so spectacular that they don’t even look real, explaining why when we see them in paintings, it’s so easy to think they look artificial.

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