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October 23, 2008

Meet the correspondents: NORFOLK, Va. > Walt Taylor



"When I was a kid, drawing was a way to get noticed by the popular kids and to avoid getting beaten up by bullies. Nothing much has changed since then. As far as urban sketching goes, I’m fascinated by the way luxury and squalor, beauty and ugliness, hedge fund managers and junkies, exist side by side in established cities, whose various constituencies have learned to accommodate each other over the generations. Newer communities try to exert too much control, and therefore are much less interesting to observe and draw."

• Walt's blog: crackskullbob.
• Walt's art on Flickr.

6 comments :

itxa said...

Come to Alexandria in Egypt!! and you wont regret it!

marina said...

It's great to discover here new wonderful artists!
I love your line!

gabi campanario said...

i'm a big fan Walt, your drawings and commentary always make my day

Amanda Kavanagh said...

I start every morning with a steaming hot cup o' walt.

you are my blogod.

petescully said...

i really love this style you use!

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