Friday, July 31, 2009

St. Quentin la Poterie

There must be something in the water here. Every village we stop at seems to be teeming with artists and artisans. Even Madame Bèrard, our landlady, is an artist. Her creations are exceptional. In fact, she made most of her own serving dishes as well as all the paintings hanging in our apartment. Now she is taking on sculpting, with the help of some lessons at Chusclan's own art studio.

If you're not as talented, you can visit a town with over 20 pottery studios. St. Quentin la Poterie is a typical enclave of creative minds. The town itself even features several public art pieces, including the pictured mosaic. Bring your credit card, however. Beauty doesn't come cheap, even here in France.

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