In June, after "Javelin Thrust", I took some leave--Kelly and I took a trip "across the Pond" to see Paris (and Belleau Wood, of course) and celebrate our ten-year anniversary, July 1st. We'd always wanted to go, but never actually did, until this summer.
It was wonderful. We got to see the sites, be the ugly Americans, fling dough around like it's going out of style, and generally have the time of our lives!
I sketched the Arc de Triomphe:
This is a studio painting in casein, in the roughing-in phase, before finishing details are begun...