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Randy Jones
December 2007
Nyuck Nyuck Nyuck Christmas
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Philharmonics and Bridges.
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   When I get an illustration job that requires  complicated visuals like architecture , cars, and philharmonic orchastras, I take a deep breath,and dive in. I know it's going to be a long night, and I love it.
    I illustrated the  San Francisco Symphony  with Michael Tilson Thomas conducting , under  the Golden Gate Bridge, for the Wall Street Journal in 2003.  Last weekend , and 4 years later, I drew the Long Island Philharmonic on a Long Island Expressway overpass for the New York Newsday.  I don't  get to draw entire symphony orchestras, and bridges very often, but, I think I've cornered the market.
 
Yet Another Hugo Chavez
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     I really enjoyed Tim O Brien's posting of his  Hugo Chavez painting on November 3rd, and the wide range of political comments that it attracted. That's as it should be.
When I went to Bolivia and Peru, many years ago,there were Simon Bolivar statues in every village and town we travelled, so I know how highly regarded he is.
     I finally got the opportunity to draw Chavez in the New York Newsday, well after Tim's article was posted . I returned to his site, and, I have to admit, that I did a quick sketch of Chavez with Tim's painting in mind.  The uniform  idea was not approved, but, his real life regalia was .
    This was a daily and the article came in late, so I drew Chavez's face and scaned it , then made the sketches with the finished face. I've never done that before.
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