It began in Greece.lThe light and its wonderfully brilliant play uponlGreek architecture. lThose graceful buildings with charactaristic curves,lalways glowing with white,la fresh coat of paint having been added each spring.lThe purity of colors--rich hues of blue and green.l

xxI started tolsee the way these simple elements of thelenvironment interacted each day, under the blazinglsummer sun of the Mediterranean. Deep afternoonlshadows and crisp surfaces let me explore thelincredible textures of thelislands and mainland. And inltime, I stumbled upon an aesthetic beauty that seemedlto persist throughout the landscape.l