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* * * Thank you for visiting Composition & Character! My name is Samuel Lima. I am an alumnus of Judson University's M.Arch program and the Master of Architectural Design and Urbanism program at the University of Notre Dame. I am passionate about excellence in the design of classical and traditional architecture and the creation of new places worthy of the care of future generations!


Villa Lante

Here is a new watercolor of the plan and section of Villa Lante in Bagnaia, which I visited today!  The painting is very small, at 5.5" x 8.5".  It took 1.5 hours to draw (freehand) and paint.


  1. A great, quick study. Looks like a beautiful Villa.