Tag Archives: location drawings

Dealin’ Dollar Dan

This is Dealin’ Dollar Dan. Having a prospector as your sign makes  sense when you’re called Gold Rush Motors. Still, I’m glad Service Rent-A-Car, which now stands on the lot, still has him standing, even though he’s peeling and threatening to fall apart. And … Continue reading

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Sam’s Downtown Feed & Pet Supply

Sam’s Downtown Feed & Pet Supply: Just the name takes you back to another era. And my sketches barely scratch the surface of this magical place. (I am going to have to go back and sketch the interior of this store soon.) … Continue reading

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In Denver

I was in Denver last week working on (you asked and it will be here soon!) an online class titled “Figure Sketching Made Simple”. Many, many thanks to the super team that worked with me in the studio and for months … Continue reading

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A couple of days in Cancun to end our vacation

I can’t say I’ll ever get the hang of doing the resort thing. It’s pleasant enough, but kinda meh. But there were things about Cancun that were lovely. Like the El Rey Ruins, right on the hotel strip that were … Continue reading

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Ek Balam

Just one sketch, from the top of a tall structure called the Oval Palace, looking over the treetops at the the acropolis of Ek Balam. It’s always hard to capture the scale of really big structures, and even harder when you … Continue reading

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Valladolid, Part 2.

Casa Hamaca, the bed&breakfast we stayed at in Valladolid is a big part of what made the town so lovely. An old home, it is beautifully restored and filled with art collected by the owner Denis Larsen. This is the kitchen … Continue reading

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Chichen Itza, of course.

Everyone that visits the Yucatan Peninsula goes to Chichen Itza.And it is as spectacular as it looks in all the photos you’ve seen. I think the trouble with sketching something I’ve seen so many photos of is that my sketch looks … Continue reading

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