GUEST DOODLEWASH: Dreaming of Erbalunga

Erbalunga, Corsica by Philippe Noguera

This dreamy doodlewash was created by Philippe (@Phinomet), when I insisted he make one last night. Actually, I had asked him to be Sunday’s guest post again early in the week, and he was thinking that meant painting on Sunday. I explained to him that guests posts go up in the morning, and so we doodlewashed together after dinner (and wine).

While I was creating something sort of ridiculous that I’ll post later today, he was making this lovely scene of Erbalunga, a pretty coastal village in Corsica, on the eastern coast of Cap Corse. His best friend, Zélie, had recently posted photos of their amazing trip they took together there years ago as part of her birthday wish to him.

I’ve never been there, but I definitely want to go someday. And love the way he’s captured the peaceful and serene mood in a way that really does make it seem like a dream location. It’s still been so long since we’ve taken a vacation, but hopefully that will change in the coming year. In the meantime, we’ll both just be dreaming of Erbalunga.

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34 Comments
  1. Kari 2 years ago

    It is very serene.. Love the warm colors, even in the water. And I look forward to seeing what you created later.. 😊

  2. Jacob 2 years ago

    It does indeed have that elevated, dreamy longing quality to it, and with justification – it certainly looks a desirable setting! The execution of the water is particularly gorgeous.

    • Author

      Yay! Glad you liked it Jacob! It was fun to compare our doodlewashes when we finished. His was such a beautiful painting, and mine was well…as always, a bit on the tongue and cheek side of things. 😊

      • Jacob 2 years ago

        Sounds a winning combination. I look forward to seeing it!

  3. Jodi 2 years ago

    Oh it is so beautiful! Love it. Great job Philippe!

  4. Teresa Robeson 2 years ago

    Bravo, Philippe! It is indeed a beautiful and tranquil scene! I hope you two will get to go soon. xo

  5. nimitode 2 years ago

    Beautiful

  6. Sharon Mann 2 years ago

    Absolutely lovely Phillipe, I’m ready to pack my bags. Thanks for posting Charlie.

  7. Eric Disney 2 years ago

    I think I want to own this–so wonderful–do you guys ever sell any of your originals???

    • Author

      Aww thanks Eric! ❤️😃We haven’t yet, but aren’t opposed. These are fairly small. This one is 5×7…. But Philippe would sell it, just FB message me! 😉👍🏻

  8. Jill Kuhn 2 years ago

    A peaceful place! Wonderful painting Philippe! And look forward to seeing what you created Charlie! 😊🎨🌈💜

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  10. memadtwo 2 years ago

    Dreamy! (K)

  11. Sand Salt Moon 2 years ago

    The couple that doodlewashes together plays with Duckie together. Well, you know what I mean! Phil. is muy talented!

    • Author

      He is isn’t he?! And Duckie is more of a distraction as Phineas doesn’t understand why we would bother with doodlewashing. Lol

      • Sand Salt Moon 2 years ago

        You need to teach Phin to paint, lol! Some dogs can – YouTube it!

      • Author

        I know!! I’ve tried!!! 😥 He doesn’t want to follow in his dads’ footsteps unfortunately.

  12. Sand Salt Moon 2 years ago

    PS Like you!

  13. amaryllislog 2 years ago

    I love this post, I could stare at it for endless hours! Both you and Philippe are so talented!

    • Author

      Isn’t it great?! I was like…wow! When he should me! I didn’t really see what he was making because I was busy doodlewashing a duck. 😊

  14. kirkistan 2 years ago

    Great image. I love the dark shadows under the eves and between buildings.

    • Author

      Aren’t they cool! I sometimes think we shouldn’t doodlewash together as then I don’t see him do it! Lol I should watch next time so I learn something! 😉

  15. Scribble Fiend 2 years ago

    I had to look up this place – how lovely! And a beautiful painting – now I’ll have to put it on my list of places to visit someday.

  16. artandmoondreams 2 years ago

    Lovely painting, has a nice feel about it.

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