Sharon Bamber Fine Art
The 1000 Mile Walk:
A journey with artist Sharon Bamber on her 1000 mile walk across Europe, painting the Way of Saint James.
On 1 September 2018, I set out to walk and paint the Way of Saint James, also known as the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. I walked 1000 miles (1600km) through France and Spain alongside my donkey, Dupon, stopping to paint en plein air every 5 miles along the entire route. The journey took 6 months.
The resulting body of work, consisting of 200 plein air paintings, tells the story of this ancient route as it is today.
All 200 paintings were completed on location during the journey, in all weathers & conditions.
Each painting took 3 hours to complete.
SEE SOME OF THE PAINTINGS IN THE SLIDESHOW BELOW.
(SCROLL BELOW THE SLIDESHOW TO SEE THUMBNAILS OF ALL 200 PAINTINGS)
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