Spanish Flamenco Dress Art When my wife and I were on vacation in Sevilla, Spain, a few weeks ago, we saw several boutique shops full of colorful flamenco dresses. I imagine they all do a great business during the time leading up to La Feria de Abril (April Fair)! La Feria de Abril is aContinue reading “Spanish Flamenco Dress Art – Charcoal Drawing”
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Sevilla, Spain Flamenco Art
Flamenco Art Flamenco music and dance is a passionate art form that originated in the Andalucía province of Spain from Gypsy, Moorish and Jewish influences, among others. This art illustration is inspired by a flamenco show my wife and I took in at the Caja Sol Theater in Sevilla, Spain.
Throwback Thursday Peace Corps Art
Throwback Thursday Art The other day I was thinking that I have a fairly extensive body of work from the past several years, and I’m going to start sharing bits of it every Thursday on my Facebook fan page, on my Twitter page, and right here on this blog! As many of you know, fromContinue reading “Throwback Thursday Peace Corps Art”
Colombian Music Painting
I did this painting several months ago when I happened to walk upon this band (Don Abundio y sus Traviesos) playing spontaneously at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC, which is where I took the photo for inspiration. The band is an ensemble from the Caribbean side of Colombia that plays intoxicating percussion rhythms,Continue reading “Colombian Music Painting”
Spanish Bullfight Painting – Toro y Matador
Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería is one of the most famous bullfighting rings in Europe, located in Seville, Spain. This oil painting depicts the moment when the bull entered the ring to face the matador.