Thinking of Ellada

  I am re-posting a drawing from a few years back that I made in Greece. I was thinking about how intertwined the culture, sea, air, and the earth are in this scene. Greece is an extraordinarily beautiful place. My thoughts are with the people of Greece who are headed for very difficult times. It […]

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Santorini

I made this drawing in 2009 while on the island of Santorini. You’ll notice ship masts and buses in the background. We were all waiting for our ride off or onto the island…which, by the way, is one of the most naturally beautiful places I have ever visited. Click here for more drawings made on […]

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Legend of Santorini

There were moments in Greece where I found myself melding the reality with the myth. I couldn’t help recalling all the stories of Hera, Dionysos, Poseidonas, Irakles, and so on. It really does help, though, when your guidebook (yes, I used a guidebook and I’m Greek. Oxymoron, anyone?) tells you exactly what “occurred” and where. […]

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View of Caldera, Santorini

I read that there are only two underwater Calderas on Earth. The one in China is under uninhabitable area, and the one in Greece lies below one of the biggest tourist attractions in the world, Santorini. Underneath this boat on the bottom of that sea is a deep crater that stretches many miles wide that […]

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Reportage from Santorini

Here is another drawing from my trip to Greece. We visited the island (or archipelago) of Santorini (Thira) which was unlike any place I had ever seen. Upon pulling into the port you can’t believe what you are looking at. The small whitewashed homes that line the tops of the island look like pieces of […]

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holiday hiatus

I think I’ll take a break from posting holiday facts on onedrawingaday. I will continue the project on my own blog, so come on over to check out what’s going on in the world on any given day. So for the next few weeks, I’d like to share some drawings I made this summer during […]

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