Chapter 3:

LANDSCAPES

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Central Park Trees, by Greg Betza, watercolor

DAY 12

Athens

“One of the wonderful things about being an American born to Greek parents is that my childhood is full of lovely memories of trips to Greece to visit family. Trips that I continue to take as an adult. One of the less-wonderful things is that with so much family to visit, there isn’t always as much time to paint as I’d like. I was really happy with this simple landscape painting I did on location in Athens. I only had a few minutes, so I used a minimal color palette and bold, expressive strokes. Captures the feeling I wanted very well, even if I do ...

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