Blind Drawings

wihout looking at THE PAPER.

 

We were in our feelings and she sang as she moved, with soulful ease, through the hazy pink light.

Drama Duo--the collaboration of Na’el Shehade and Via Rosa, from Chicago. Check out their album, Gallows.

Mary & Kelly are having a baby.

I met Medina, a beautiful old woman smoking a cigarette in the park. We sat next to each other on a bench for about 20 minutes, trying to communicate even though we did not speak the same language. 

Medina, cigarette not pictured, at her request.

Medina, cigarette not pictured, at her request.

I drew him many times and always seemed to capture someone else, someone he might have been in another life.

Alexander Francis Mejia.

Alexander Francis Mejia.

We opened the high window to the rain and watched cars enter the freeway. Then we let our spit fall 7 floors to the street, hoping to see it gleam in the alley's yellow light.

Future likes shapes and is still a mystery to me. His name isn't really Future but I feel like he's from the future. The top left image was a quick sketch after the blind session.

Future likes shapes and is still a mystery to me. His name isn't really Future but I feel like he's from the future. The top left image was a quick sketch after the blind session.

Maddy Rotizen.

Chandler Austin Jones, August 13, 2017.

Chandler Austin Jones, August 13, 2017.

One of those people who is just the right sort of crazy.

Kurt Caywood drinks a cider.

Kurt Caywood drinks a cider.

Bryan Anthony Shriver and a fly on my finger.

Bryan Anthony Shriver and a fly on my finger.

 

AL'S DEN AT THE CRYSTAL HOTEL, FOLK/AMERICANA, NOV. 20

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JORDAN AND AUBREY @ TURN TURN TURN!, NE PDX, OCTOBER

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SOLAE'S LOUNGE, NE ALBERTA 

Keys, drums, sax, and upright bass. 

Keys, drums, sax, and upright bass. 

YOU DON'T HAVE TO KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT JAZZ FOR IT TO GET UNDER YOUR SKIN.

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Cary Miga on the bass.

Cary Miga on the bass.

Noah plays trumpet.

Noah plays trumpet.

Daniel, whom I just met, on Drums.

Daniel, whom I just met, on Drums.

After the show.

After the show.