A little dream of mine came true in France.
Not only did I get to explore tiny villages set in the most amazing rolling hill vineyard laden landscapes, I got to teach the encaustic process at Parker Pfister’s workshop in Burgundy, France. IN A CASTLE!!
I have always wanted to teach really anything I am passionate about in the photography realm, and what a absolute joy it was to get to do it in this amazing setting with a group of wonderful people. I will forever remember this week as one of the best times of my life.
Here are just a few photos from my wanderings around Autricourt on our first night at the castle. The amount of wonder was overwhelming. I meant to just walk down to the end of the driveway of the property, but could not stop. I kept going in the light of the most lovely sunset and ended up alone at the top of a tiny mountain. Insane uncontainable joy filled my soul!!
Want to know more about the workshop? Check out Parker’s recap. Want to know even more about it? A great human, photographer and attendee, Joe Payne gives a brief yet beautiful overview of the workshop.
I highly recommend jumping into one of Parker’s future workshops. I do not feel I can eloquently type how profoundly magical the learning experience is. The next workshop is in Asheville and the full info can be found here.
I do have some images I made while in France that I am very excited to share, but they will be saved for the inks, cotton papers, wood, and wax you will just have to come see them in person.
For now……. snapshots from town, a photo of the class taken by Michael Brühlmeie, and a video still I swiped with permission from the maker, Artemus Mott.
Most of the town photos were taken on my new Sony camera with a borrowed Lens Baby Trio lens.