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View of La Roque-Gageac by p-e-a-k View of La Roque-Gageac by p-e-a-k
The village of La Roque-Gageac on the banks of the river Dordogne in France's Périgord region.

Watercolour on Saunders Waterford 300 g rough
30 cm x 40 cm / 12" x 16"
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karincharlotte Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012   Traditional Artist
Lovely work - challenging subject. I can appreciate the variety of technique here - wet on wet, and dry brush on the cliffs. Very good. :)
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p-e-a-k Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thanks, Karin! :hug:
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emey Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautifulllllll with lovely feel of serenity and calmness :love::heart: :#1: :thumbsup:
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p-e-a-k Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thanks! Glad you like it! :)
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emey Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
U welcome :D
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milbisous Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
That looks like a nice village. The water looks calm and you rendered it well. :heart:
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p-e-a-k Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012   Traditional Artist
It IS a very pretty village indeed! In fact, it is on the official list of "Les plus beaux villages de France"!
This was also were we stayed. SIL really knows how to pick them! :D :thumbsup:
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milbisous Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
What interesting things to do there?
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p-e-a-k Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012   Traditional Artist
Oh my goodness, LOTS!! Sightseeing of course: lovely old towns and villages, castles, fortresses, cave dwellings, and caves with extraordinary stalactite and stalagmite formations.
And just a short distance to the north is the most famous cave of all: Lascaux with the stone-age paintings.
And when you are tired from sightseeing there's the food. Among the local delicacies: foie gras, truffles etc. etc. etc.
JC didn't want to leave! (Me neither) :laughing:
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milbisous Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
That seems like a perfect place for a visit. How far are you from Provence? It seems like many foreigners like to retire there. I wish I could, but hubby does not share my taste :-(
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