Smell of rain

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Smell of rain

By paolafalconi   /     Nov 06, 2014  /     My art  /     , , , , , ,

Today finally a bit of autumn has arrived. It was raining outside, and I’ve spent my morning sketching and drawing. The land outside was smelling of rain and colors were beautiful.

It's autumn outside my studio.

It’s autumn outside my studio.

Then I desired to grab an old storybook belonged to my mother when she was a child. I love to take inspiration for my works from old books with their illustrations and when I saw this………..

My mother's old fairy book

My mother’s old fairy book


…… finally  I found the right colors to finish my last work.

Portrait. Color pencils and graphite.

Portrait. Color pencils and graphite.



About paolafalconi

I studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and Carrara. I live in a country house in Sardinia with my husband, four kids and my Westie. My work is constantly inspired by nature, in all its forms.


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