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Featured Artist: Gecko Henry (Album)

Gecko Henry is a musical project that formed and recorded in Santa Cruz, and continues to creatively grow throughout the San Jose region. Whilst the sound is reminiscent of Nirvana-inspired garage jam sessions, the songs themselves are quite calculated, mathematically chopped up into higher and lower portions to form the perfect song salad. “I recorded […]

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: portraits

  This morning, I had the pleasure of drawing for UCSC Alumni and their families on this miraculously clear day. A rainbow-like halo affixed itself around the sun, with those gigantic trees fluffing themselves in the wind above happy children and prouder parents. Typically, I’m used to portrait-style live illustrations, but since kids will be […]

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Pinhole Scenes

  This week, I experimented with the “pinhole camera” setting with my photos as I walked around town. This effect results in the vignette framing as seen here, which enticed me to photograph full scenes of Santa Cruz. I travel on foot in order to find the most intentional, original spaces; this technique has shown to […]

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Why We Love Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is our home. Santa Cruz is our home by choice. We are artists and professionals, surfers, nerds and coffee shop addicts. Santa Cruz brings us together and supports our various way of life in comfortable temperate beauty leaving us free to build relationships and futures in an almost eternal bubble of perfect time. […]

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