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Time-Lapse of a storm rolling over the Chateau

Hey guys, I still haven’t finished updating this blog, almost done though! got busy with putting up my website. check it check it. http://irisfong.com So I actually made this time lapse back in Fontainebleau, just procrastinated on finding a good … Continue reading

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Monet’s House and Garden

Another cross-off on my bucket list! It was a bit of a trek- From Fontainebleau to Paris (40 min. train). Gare de Lyon to Gare de St. Lazare (25 min. subway). Paris to Vernon, (50 min. fast train ride) + … Continue reading

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Behind Broken Door Locks

The Chateau behind broken door locks Uhm yea.. places we accidentally stumbled upon to, except for all the extra easels and chairs- that’s just bad storage decorum.

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Fontainebleau 03: Château de Fontainebleau

The tourist section of the Chateau full of pretty things, not the practice/lesson rooms and studio. After participating in the workshops here for 4 weeks, we finally toured the castle on our last few hrs. in Fontainebleau ha… I’m a … Continue reading

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Château et Parc de Courances

The second Chateau on our French garden visit was the Parc du Chateau de Corances. Simplistic and calm but intimate with nature, the pedestrian friendly water garden uses lines of perspective with well-maintained hedges but with not-so-well-maintained, algae pools of water. Nonetheless … Continue reading

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Château et Parc des Ganay

A pleasant and serene day trip to the loveliest French gardens and lunch with self-made baguettes, hay sacks and cows. In the 3rd week of our workshop, the subject was Landscape, so it included a day excursion to visit 2 French Gardens. … Continue reading

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Opera House [Basement]

So here’s the “underground lake”.. not too exciting but the now-for-display-purposes-only manual pulleys for the stage and what not are still pretty intense.

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