Sit still

After realizing my son would never sit still for a “portrait” I figured why not make a drawing that really feels and looks like him, you know, a “portrait”. My son hasn’t stopped moving since he was born so why should he be still in my drawing. I spent about 10 minutes just continually drawing […]

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Lahaina’s Banyan Tree

The banyan tree in Lahaina, Maui, was planted on April 24, 1873 to mark the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the first American Protestant mission. This tree is the largest banyan tree in the United States…it is HUGE. Here is a drawing of my son playing beneath its roots, which by the way are aerial roots and sprout […]

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The Beauty of Time

I had the pleasure of hosting guests this past weekend—family I don’t get to see often, but always welcome the opportunity when it arises. We tend to get past what’s going on in our lives rather fluidly and start pondering broader subjects. Nothing topical—we never discussed the state of insanity that is the world at […]

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Cautionary Tale

Here’s a little drawing based on a Fairy Tale about two little kids who get lost in the woods and encounter a not-so-friendly-woman. June begins the summer season when kids go out and have magical times in the sunshine. Don’t forget to remind your kids about basic safety rules! Be safe and have fun everyone!!~Despina

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