"Iera Sera" (yesterday evening) oil on linen mounted on board, unframed but ready to hang. Read: My Paintings and Sketches from Italy.
On my sixth day in Italy, I had my first critique from the teacher of the JSS program, Israel Hershberg. He suggested I pay attention to "where paint meets paint." So, with that in mind, I set up my easel on an incredibly windy day and tried this motif. Eventually the wind won. I couldn't keep my easel from blowing over, so I called it finished.