Tag Archives: sign

Little Signposts of Urban Life

Beautiful stuff is everywhere around you if you look beyond accepted standards. The things that catch my eye, I stop and sketch. And just the act of connection and observation for that period of time means I see a beauty in them that I would never see without the pause. Continue reading

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Any Random Corner

Carry around a little book. Draw the little corners. Make the mundane special. Continue reading

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Line first or color first?

Line first or color first? Process shots. Continue reading

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Why Save a Sign?

Why Save a Sign? Morgan Newby has a great reason for wanting to save this wonderful sign of a cowboy that sits on his lot. Continue reading

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Would you walk into this store?

Look at this really welcoming, friendly guy, wouldn’t you walk into a store if he towered above it? I guess ‘welcoming’ isn’t the point of the green gorilla. He certainly did make for an eye-catching ‘STORE CLOSING’ sign. I stopped and sketched … Continue reading

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