Archive for November, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! This drawing is from the “official inflation” of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons that happens every year on the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving. Now that’s a kind of inflation I can get behind! It’s really nice, everyone comes out to see it and just walk around celebrating the holiday. It happens […]

November in New York

Friday, November 14th, 2008

There is nothing like November in New York. I painted this yesterday: it is the view out my back window. It was raining all day, windy and damp. Each rain drop brought down two or three rust or ochre colored leaves with it, hastening Winter’s arrival. There is something so melancholy and also so beautiful […]

Reportage Drawings, Halloween Parade, NYC

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

 Last night Margaret Hurst and I drew the annual Halloween parade in Greenwich Village. What a blast! I hadn’t really seen the parade since I was in college, and it was fun to stake out a bench on 6th Ave with Marg and get involved with it. The crowd was the best part of the parade – they were really […]

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