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I’ve been drawing life enhancing caricatures in Ocala! – August 17th, 2017

by on Aug.18, 2017, under Caricatures

I’ve been sick this past week and worked to get better for work to do and two events Thursday and Saturday.

I was fortunate to draw for an assisted living facility Thursday. As always, i hear so many wonderful stories. Here are a few and their stories….

A note of the photographs: Had something fading out most all I took. Sorry about that.

Kathryn long hauled bananas for a couple decades back when few women were on the road in a cab by themselves for days on end. These days she crochets.

Gloria’s family goes back, far, far back in Florida history. Family owns or lives on the islands in the Suwanee River. She isn’t able to get back into the Florida wilds she loves and misses fishing. These days she likes to play the organ.

Jessie is a Scottish lassie who loves cards and clowning around. Even her brightly colored attire reflects her playful fun.

Earl is full Cherokee. He mentioned his displeasure with how things have turned out for the Cherokee. Otehrwise, Earl struggles with what to say and his memory. I have him in the early 1800s in Tennessee approaching an American Army encampment.

Debbie has a number of things she likes to do, like reading romances. She also loves watching old western TV programs, like Maverick, Laramie, Tales of the Wells Fargo, etc.

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I’ve been Watercoloring Birthday People! – July 21st, 2017

by on Jul.21, 2017, under Caricatures

Here’s the watercolored painting of the illustration yesterday. I’ll be delivering this to the birthday lady at her party Saturday south of Fort Myers, Florida, that I’m also performing at.

This was done on Arches watercolor board with various types of watercolor, brushes and inks.

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I’m drawing Birthday People! – July 20th, 2017

by on Jul.20, 2017, under Caricatures

This lovely lady has a birthday this weekend at an event i’ll be performing. Here is a piece I’m working on to be given her at the event in Fort Myers this Saturday. It’s already for watercolor, which I will add Friday.

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I’m drawing life coaching caricatures in Apopka! – July 3rd, 2017

by on Jul.03, 2017, under Caricatures

Sunday I was in Apopka, Florida, creating some life coaching artwork….

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I’m life coaching caricaturing in Cocoa Beach! – July 2nd, 2017

by on Jul.02, 2017, under Caricatures

Been whipping up some life coaching caricatures in Cocoa Beach, Florida, Saturday for a private event.

One fellow asked about old friend Greg Gray. We both spoke of missing Greg, since he moved to Minnesota last year, and the fantastic magic he does with charcoal!

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Artwork done today! – June 10th, 2017

by on Jun.10, 2017, under Caricatures, Cartooning

The folks with the event last night were very kind to have me in a hotel in Tampa. So, today I spent the day working on a special illustration for, the emcee last night, Niger Innes, finally finishing the painting of a couple and two Swampy’s Florida celebration cartoons.

Most were done in the near little seating area of Alessi Bakeries in Tampa. Got one of their fantastic sandwiches and went to work!

 

Cartoon Gratitude to Niger Innis for his work making the Hillsborough Lincon Dinner a success and the great conversation I had with him.

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GOP Lincoln Dinner Fun in Tampa – June 9th, 2017

by on Jun.09, 2017, under Caricatures

Had a great night drawing some life coaching drawings and spending time with some great folks in Tampa tonight!

This is the powerhouse of a lady that made it all happen! Deborah put together the 2017 Lincoln Dinner with only weeks to do it due to the scheduling of the great Dr. Ben Carson.

Robbin howled with laughter at her drawing depicting the many travels in barges she’s made with her husband.

Elizabeth really spelled out to me how her heart and soul is put into the causes she works in.

I got to meet and speak at length with Niger Innis, the emcee of the nights event and celebrated political activist. — at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre.

Carey is really a Florida girl fishing off the shore or the bridge in Matlacha, near Fort Myers. Hunting is also a passion. — at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre.

Jamey’s job protects us from the super bad guys out there! — at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre.

Got a chance again to say Hello to Adam Putnam! His speech tonight was perfect! The crowd loved him! — at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre.

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My newest life coaching caricature! You can get one, too! – April 26th, 2017

by on Apr.26, 2017, under Caricatures

I did this for Fred who crossed the 80 mark last Saturday. I also entertained at the party in his honor in Safety Harbor, Florida.
 
Would you like to get or give an illustration like this for yourself, friends or family? I’m offering great deals this week! Feel free to send me a message or call (407) 880-1128.

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Newest Watercolor painting completed. – April 17th, 2017

by on Apr.17, 2017, under Caricatures, Illusration

Among the paintings I’m behind with due to too many difficulties last year is this of Seminole Wars Naval reenactor Kim Ceullers. Kim travels around, in between his work, and speaks and re-enacts various times in 1800s America. He was a speaker for a museum I’ve been involved with. This is a Thank You for his speaking.

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