Description 11x15 Watercolor;The San Gabriel Convent in Cholula, the initial structures were started in 1529, presumably an open chapel and large atrium with four corner chapels, with pinnacle roofs and simple arches. It surrounded by perimeters painted bright-yellow walls, with pointed merlons, which separates the church from the main plaza in Cholula. The church was built by the Spanish on a site that previously had a temple dedicated to a pre-Columbian deity. The convent was designed in the Plateresque style, a design popular in Spain and its colonies in the 15th and 16th centuries.A part of the bell tower and some of the merlons were knocked loose in the 2017 earthquake.
Lisa Lu, State of Washington Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Lisa first started painting with color pencils at the age of 10, and she has always loved to paint ever since; it allows her to express feelings with a peaceful mind. Self-taught and self-developed in watercolor and ink painting, each of Lisa's painting is a journey to adventure. Lisa presently resides with her husband and their son in the State of Washington. She is a licensed architect, and currently works in an architecture firm, while continuing self study and painting on architecture and landscape subjects in watercolors.