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New Year, New Pau!


The year 2015 had lessons to learn – and 2016 is about getting back on track.


I’m looking forward to the future with open eyes and an open heart . I’ve moved into a new home, with new resolutions, ready to take on anything! Every day is another opportunity to push yourself – to become a better you.

The past month  I’ve had some time to make more sketches… and started a book club with 3 girlfriends. All from the Valley, we love to read and started the club off with Brooklyn by Colm Toibin.  I just finished I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou and thought it’d be cool to draw just her eyes because she was a woman with so much soul..


I drew Steve Harvey after his hilarious fail on National television. His face is too good not to draw!


Amy Winehouse sketch


Malala is still a work in progress….


This sketch is part of a series I’m creating…


I’ll keep posting new work since one of my resolutions is to keep this blog updated with new work, artists who inspire me, trips I take, and Beauty/Fashion ideas I can’t help but share. Thanks for checking out my blog and come back tomorrow for Makeup Monday!


2016 Reminders:

  • Pay it forward.
  • You get what you give.
  • Work on your craft everyday.
  • Keep organized and throw out the junk.
  • Stay humble.
  • Try new things.
  • Stay true to yourself.
  • Keep a strong relationship with God.
  • Do more, say less.
  • Forgive but don’t forget.
  • Take care of the temple you call your body!



Also, it’s my birthday month! I’m embracing 29 with a kick-ass attitude.

The year of PAU.



Stuff & Stuff Podcast


My friend Jonathan Latt wrote his first book The Geek, and asked me to paint the cover for it! He directed me to make a hand-drawn map of the World, with Dungeons/Dragons dice thrown across it, and the protagonist’s favorite killing knife set in a bird’s eye view.

He had me as a guest on his new podcast called Stuff & Stuff – an hour conversation with a person of his choice to talk about “stuff”.

Check it out in the link below!

Stuff & Stuff Podcast with Pau



Here’s a small photoshoot Stephanie Lynn and I did this past summer for DRONES Clothing — They have comfy fun new tanks and tees on their site – Check it out!


DRONES was created by the talented, super awesome homie Bryden Lando – raised in California and Hawaii – has a rad eye for what looks cool and feels great.

@BrydenLando     @Dronesclothing



I’m starting a collection of favorite sweatshirts and tees by US ALTERATION — We smoked a joint the other day and had ourselves a lil photoshoot. The store is gonna be so dope. Check it out soon in Beverly Hills…



 I met up with my homie BB from San Diego last week – he’s showing work in his new show called WATERWORKS.

Check it out in person @ KINGSWELL

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My favorite, ‘Butter Face’

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We met up later with our other artist friend Gosha  – He’s from Russia and also super awesomely talented.

Here he is finishing up a commission..

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Gosha drew me…



..and I drew BB..




A fun day with fellow artists is always a good time 🙂

Check out more of BB’s art @






I started using my digital camera.. these are some random pictures I took in the past month.. going out with friends, concerts, my pop-up shop, hanging out with Luna – good times with good people!

Art Crush


Fabrio Abbreccia is an incredibly talented Italian Painter/Illustrator on the rise-

He has a fantastic mix of colors in his work with effortless texture. I’m obsessed.

Buy his work here:

 Fabio Abbreccia


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Art Show in New York


Day 1: Airport selfie after zero hours of sleep, super excited to get  out of LA!


Natasha’s home was super cute and decorated just the way I’d expect her to : punchy colors with interesting antiques..

cutesy patterns to show off a bit of her girly side. Loved it.


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PAU Pop-Up Shop


Yesterday I was thinking about what my mom said, that ” People start off selling their products right out of their car” — it didn’t occur to me right away that this actually would be a good idea for myself, but I tried it Downtown in the Arts District – and it was a success! People were totally into it, sold some shirts, and even met some other cool artists. My kind of Day Job!

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Love finding my stickers still going strong all over the city.


In Memory of Grandma, A Poem


She was a very talented poet, and an even better Grandmother. I’ll miss her a lot.

Heaven and Earth, 1963

You’re Heaven and I’m Earth

And we come together like sweethearts.

When I am cold and sad, you send the sun.

When I am afraid of the dark,

You send the moon.

When I need moisture and freshness,

You send the rain.

Sometimes you roar and thunder,

And I strike with your lightning to say,

“Look  what I have done, Earth! I am a man!”

I smile to myself and muse,

“Because my master is restless,

I must make myself beautiful.”

Then I send the leaves to my trees

And the green to my grass.

Soon your sun comes out and smiles,

And you tip your head with a rainbow

In my direction.

We are both silent and happy,

Each knowing that without the other,

Heaven would drift aimlessly

And Earth would have no reason to exist.

– by Retha



Animal Portraits


Simply stunning work by Photographer Morten Koldby )


Watch. Listen. Love.

Damon Albam – Everyday Robots


Lazy Sunday

The Photography of Todd Hido

Todd Hido Photography

This is raw talent.

Todd Hido Photography

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Just had some fun today – even threw a shirt on my niece.

I’m putting them up online tomorrow to sell! I can’t wait to get my other designs going. It’s definitely fun making ideas come to life!


xoxo,  Pau