'What Ho! Giotto' by Freddie Owen

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"It's like painting with words"- "What Ho! Giotto" is an artist's verbal sketchbook; on life, love of Italy and the creation of a garden and studio in Le Marche, it's a mid-life tale and fulfillment of a dream of painting and sketching in Italy. A mix of memoir, humour and artistic musing and all the fascinating people met along the way; from film stars to royalty. With vivid descriptions that bring the landscape to life like a painting. . . makes you feel like you want to jump on a plane to Italy! But the tale is not without its trials, plagues of flies, hornets, snakes, scorpions, a flood and even a lightening strike. And the beloved olive tree is destroyed in a winter storm. But the overall challenge is a success, a garden and studio are created in an area of Italy, Le Marche where Signorelli had painted five centuries before.

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Published November 19, 2013 by lulu.com. 244 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Humor & Entertainment.