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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Folklife Festival - Seattle


I've been going to the Folklife Festival for almost 30 years and over time it really hasn't changed much (a good thing I think). It has a tendency to get very crowded mid-afternoon even when it's raining. It's a celebration of music, cultures and many different lifestyles and has yet to disappoint when it comes to people watching and sketching.

6 comments:

  1. Lively characters! Great people sketching...how do you do it. People move around so much.

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  2. Gail, I tend to choose people who look like there not moving any time soon (watching a performance or playing an instrument). I'm definitely not Gabi or Frank quick.

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  3. Almost caricatures! Really nice drawings.

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  4. Love these guys. Great gesture and use of color. Anybody who can even get w/c's to dry in this weather, let alone paint them, is a better artist than I.
    Hey! I can post!

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  5. really wonderful captures, terrific humor and spirit, and subjects all blissfully unaware you have their souls on paper. Ha!

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  6. these are great Mark! the sketches and the characters have lots of personality!

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