East Texas is hot as sticky as a swamp. Thankfully, it’s also full of places to swim if you’re not too picky. We’d mix it up each summer spending most of our time at Boykin Springs, with Lake Tejas and the occasional drive to the Bolivar Peninsula or Galveston. Mud, silt or sand under our feet, seaweed and in those days, the mud puddle that was the Gulf of Mexico. Watching braver kids cannonball off of high dives. Burning to blisters. Wishing it would last forever.
“Masquerade.” By Stephanie Khattak. 2018. Drawing Ink, watercolor, soft pastel and gel pen.
As an artist who loves to travel, I tend to distill my trips down to what I consider to be the essentials: art, books and coffee. As long as I have those things in place, I know everything else about the trip will be icing on the cake – or gilding on the canvas, for a more artistic analogy. With that in mind, here are my top tips for travel to NYC if you’re an artist or just an art appreciator. Art: Kremer Pigments. I know I have mentioned this… Read more New York, Part 2 →