Folklorico

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A glimpse of  Mexican culture we see so often in Texas; beautiful dresses, exciting music and lots of fun. Click on image to enlarge. Water soluble pencil on watercolor paper, 11″ x 15″

Knowing Frida

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This is my tribute to Frida, of the phenomenal Swedish pop group, Abba. It’s from the video for “Knowing Me, Knowing You,” which is on their Arrival album. Watercolor pencils and wash on watercolor paper, 10″ x 14″

Moms

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For mother’s day: a collage of drawings and paintings I have done over the years of my favorite moms. Top (L-R): my paternal grandmother (digital drawing); my maternal grandmother (pencil); my Mom, young (chalk and charcoal), older (color pencil). Center: My daughter (acrylic); my daughter (pencil); my daughter-in-law (color pencil). Bottom: My precious wife (pencil, […]

Girl in Color 3

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Even though I love watercolor art I haven’t used that media in decades, maybe since college. I decided to give it a try. I looked in the cabinet and found a typical, school art class tray of Crayola watercolors; 8 colors. The box has my son’s name on it. I’m not sure if it’s from his high school […]

Mimeograph

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OK, let’s do something a little different. This is what you might call “accidental art.” Some of you won’t call it art at all. But I like it. Older folks will remember the mimeograph machine. You wrapped a stencil around a big drum, turned the drum, fed paper in one side, ink would be forced […]