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Brooklyn Bridge and NYC Skyline

Brooklyn Bridge and NYC Skyline

A commission piece for the New York Bagel Company in Brentwood, California.  The graphic was printed at triple the original scale, a vinyl wrapping of the deli window at 9 feet in length! Link to an article of the finished piece:  NY Skyline Commission Piece Here is...

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Street Art Experiment

Street Art Experiment

In late April 2014 I set out for a “street art experiment”. The idea is to do what i do normally, which is urban sketch anywhere and everywhere I desire, but while showcasing my sketch prints in post card size attached to the inside of my messenger bag. Sure, why not? Add the 3 euro sign on there as well, lets see what happens.
After skating about El Barrio Gotico of Barcelona, this spot “felt” right. The sounds, the smells, the pedestrian clamor, and of course the perspective I was about to spend a few hours admiring.
After about four plus hours of laying out the lines in pencil… yes, 4 HOURS to just for the pencil portion? Why so long you wonder? I was interrupted by many, many, passer-bys that asked about my works, myself, who I am, and many people became fully invested into what I was doing for quite a while. So, YES, the experiment was a success. I made enough euro to eat for the next two weeks. That was just the beginning of a very fruitful and prosperous months that followed to now…

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A Self Taught Sketch Lesson on Learning Proportions

A Self Taught Sketch Lesson on Learning Proportions

It was an active Saturday afternoon with life from the bustle and clamor of the fair grounds. This delivered for quite the experiential urban sketch. The framework to construct this sketch began with layers of proportions, and symmetrical observations. As soon as the bones were laid on paper, it was ready for shadows, and color to bring it to life.

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