Archive for 2009

Alvaro and Fidelina

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Alvaro is one of my students in Samac. He and Fidelina were married a few days before Christmas. Her veil covers both of them, representing the union.


Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Jumble #3

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Here is the third (and probably final) installation in my series of word jumbles for The Id (a quarterly publication for PCVs in Guatemala). As for the solution, you’re on your own this time.

The Bulls

Monday, September 28th, 2009

The bulls in Samac love each other.

El Vaquero

Monday, August 31st, 2009

These days Cobán’s El Vaquero is a family-friendly open-air restaurant with fresh paint and clean tile. But there was a time not too long ago when it was a dingy churrasquería full of smoky fluorescent light and desiccated taxidermy.
The Q10 churrasco plate (beef, tortillas, slaw, potato) attracts pitiable vagrants like Chris and Dave who can often be found debating social responsibility in the Randian tycoon class, much to the indifference of the locals (pictured).

Blue-Crowned Motmot

Monday, July 20th, 2009

This was my stationery during training.


Monday, June 29th, 2009

Due to some clerical confusion, the power company cut the line to my house. There’s no way to know how long it will take to straighten out. Drawing in the evenings is out of the question. So here’s some past work.

When I think of drawing with markers, I think of grade-schoolers and car designers. So I when I wanted to so something with markers, I knew it needed a car. And because it’s me, I thought it needed a reptile.

Jumble #2

Monday, May 18th, 2009

If the last one gave you trouble, here’s your chance to redeem yourself. This one should be a touch easier.


Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

This was a drawing that outgrew the page.
As always, click to enlarge.


Friday, March 27th, 2009

March nearly got away! Here’s a donkey.