Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Ponte Valentré

Pont Valentré - Cahors, France Thomas W Schaller Watercolor : 30x22 inches 15 July 2012
Pont Valentré is a fortified medieval bridge from the 1300's sometimes called the 'Devil's Bridge' . It took 70 years to complete and because the river Lot's bed was so muddy and difficult to build in, the legend is that the architect made a deal with the devil that if he would help him complete it, the first to cross would be sacrificed to the devil. But when complete - the first over the bridge was a poor mule....

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Southwest Art Magazine: August 2012

Southwest Art Magazine - August 2012. A very big thanks to editor and writer Bonnie Ganglehoff for the very generous feature article on me and my work in the August 2012 Southwest Art Magazine. It's in bookstores now, or on their site: www.southwestart.com

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Workshop : Tuscany 01-08 June 2013

Time has a way of slipping by, so I wanted to alert you all of a fantastic workshop opportunity coming up in the Spring of 2013. I will be teaching at The Watermill at Posara from 01-08 June 2013. It's a fantastically beautiful place and I promise a completely enjoyable and instructive week. Even more, Bill and Lois Breckon run a top notch organization to ensure a thoroughly pleasant and stress free experience. And if that's not enough, if you sign up before 31 August 2012, a generous discount is offered. So please join me if you can. Please email Bill or Lois at info@watermill.net for more information. And be sure to check out their website www.watermill.net/painting-holidays to get a sense of this amazing place and what all it has to offer. Hope to see you in Italy soon! Cheers, Tom

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Really honored to learn that my painting "Royal Crescent - Bath" is headed off to China for the next round of jurying for the Shanghai Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Biennial Exhibition
Very happy to learn that "from granville island - vancouver" and "piazza de campo - siena"have selected for l'International Watercolour Biennial - Belgium 2012