Haute Route – Swifts
On this recent trip to Europe we stay for a few days in Bellagio, Italy. In the evening the swallows and swifts would be flying over the tile rooftops catching insects, swooping and turning on a dime. I never saw them run into anything. I issued the stamp from Haute Route because I finished it in Switzerland and seeing the Alps I was reminded of the hike my son and I did 10 years ago across them. I enjoyed using the legal stamps to illustrate the connection to the Alps. The painting was done in lower value simple 2 colors because that is the way evening feels at Bellagio—– warm, buoyant, soft…….
by me in Zurich, Switzerland in 2017.