Storm Drain Art in Fairbanks

Quite a few of the storm drains in Fairbanks, Alaska have sidewalk art painted right above them. I thought this was a nice way to remind everyone that the water drains directly to rivers and streams and they should not litter or leave waste, especially hazardous materials. The hashtag #nofilter appears on some.

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So You Think You Can’t Draw

So you think you can’t draw. PamThis is fun to watch even if you don’t try to draw the characters. After showing the audience how to draw, he spoke about giving this seminar to a group he thought would have real physical trouble drawing, but, “They just got on with it.” – Steve

[YouTube] TEDx,  1-Apr-2015, 15:03 video

Why is it that so many people think they can’t draw? Where did we learn to believe that? Graham Shaw will shatter this illusion – quite literally – in a very practical way. He’ll demonstrate how the simple act of drawing has the power to make a positive difference in the world.



Pam drawing 1
His characters, drawn by me.
Pam drawing 2
I think I did a halfway decent Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin.

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