Artist of the Month: Alexandra Lavizzari > St. Michael's Mount
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Soft pastel painting of the famous St. Michael's Mount in Cornwall (UK) on a cold winter afternoon, when the stream of tourists has come to an end and given this special place back its peacefulness.
I am originally a writer and have published several novels and literary essays in German, my native language, but when I am not busy writing or being creative with my camera, I spend my time painting, using soft pastels or oil. Painting for me means exploring the interaction of colour and form in order to create particular moods. I find painting and photographing a very challenging a rewarding alternative to writing and am glad that the environment I live in ...