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Throwback Thursday

Reposting older sketches..

..I’ve always been in love with fairies..

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Hanging out, drawing friends at bars..

 

 

..Old man I photographed in LA..

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This is a sketch I made for a painting idea.. I would add color to the screen…
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My first art show 🙂
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xoPAU

New Year, New Pau!

NEW YEAR

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

NEW YEAR

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..

NEW YEAR

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

NEW YEAR

Amy Winehouse sketch

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Malala is still a work in progress….

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

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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.

XO.

 

Stuff & Stuff Podcast

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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

Sculptures of Maria Rubinke

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Maria is one of my favorite artists currently based out of Copenhagen, Denmark. Her ideas are dark and twisted yet undeniably intriguing..I love checking out her work frequently because she always has something new that she executes perfectly.

I’m a proud owner of this piece. It’s definitely the most favorite thing I own. Check out her brilliance below.

xoPAU

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Not having a place to paint makes me draw more.

xoPAU

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Art Crush

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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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Animal Portraits

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Simply stunning work by Photographer Morten Koldby koldby.com )

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Watch. Listen. Love.

Damon Albam – Everyday Robots

 

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 Still working on this one… I’m feeling it as I go along … I don’t usually paint knowing what it’s going to turn into. I’m more go with the flow… which is probably why it’s so difficult for me to figure out when to stop!photo 1

This was taken by a new photographer friend – too pretty not to post!

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Los Molles, Chile

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My last weekend in Chile was one of the best trips ever. Longtime friends from High School took me to a place called Los Molles – about 45 minutes North of my favorite beach Maitencillo.  We got a house right at the beach with an ocean view for a fraction what you’d pay in California. No wifi, no TV – Just friends, alcohol, food, and music. Nothing to do but hang out with each other, talk , dance, and cook. We shut off the world and enjoyed being in a beautiful place with good people…something everyone should do once in awhile!

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Lazy Sunday

Home Goals

PAU - Interior Design

The Photography of Todd Hido

Todd Hido Photography

This is raw talent.

Todd Hido Photography