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Agua Fresca

Here in Oaxaca, I am surrounded by some of the freshest and delicious foods i have ever experienced. Today i am going to try to make an agua Fresca. It’s basically a tea made with hibiscus flowers, and I’m going to add a little bit of panela, an unrefined cane sugar. After it cools, i’ll pour a glass and drink it kind of like a decaffinated iced tea. So cheers! Here’s to trying new things: my first agua fresca!

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Making sketchbooks with Mexican Handmade paper

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I had some scraps left over from painting on this beautiful handmade Mexican paper.

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In the Mexican tradition of not wasting anything, I used the scraps as a cover for some of my handmade sketchbooks.

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These sketchbooks are the perfect size to keep in my front shirt pocket

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And they are made with great drawing paper, so I’m ready whenever I am inspired to make some art.

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iPhone Sketching-at the Rabbit Hash General Store – VIDEO


I stopped by the Rabbit Hash General store while the The Star Devils were singing behind the stove. I used the app, procreate pocket, to do some quick sketches on my iphone during the performance. If you like the music (of course you like the music) visit the Star Devil’s website at: http://www.stardevils.com/


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