Hello 2023

It’s a new year and lots of new stuff happening. After taking time off work to spend with family over Christmas, and spending a week with Covid-19, it’s back to a regular work schedule, and closing out any loose ends from 2022. Finished out 2023 solid with my draw everyday challenge. It wasn’t as easy […]

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It’s 2:30 a.m. If you’ve ever dealt with insomnia, you know there’s nothing fun about it. Your body is tired, but you’re not sleepy. Your mind won’t shut off. You toss and turn, trying to find a comfortable position to sleep in, but it doesn’t happen. Sometimes you feel like you’re going to fall asleep. […]

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Draw everyday update

I had originally planned to do a monthly check in on this, but it didn’t happen. I’ve made it six months and going strong, everyday I draw. Sometimes it’s pencil to paper, sometimes on my iPad. I’ve got a few projects in the works I’ll post here soon. Be cool. Be kind.

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Draw everyday challenge

Posting this a little later than I planned. I gave myself the challenge this year to draw every day, even if for only 20 minutes. Now that I see that in writing, it seems pretty daunting. I got the idea from the Jerry Seinfield ‘don’t break the chain’ story (look it up). I made it […]

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Closing out 2021

2021: another interesting year It was a good year Some of my illustrations were featured in a published book – my first! The name of the book is “Learning with Lucha – Colors”, and is part of a series of children’s learning books created and written by my creative brother Carlos ‘Los’ Espada. The art […]

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Marrying the past with the past

Drawing is nothing new for me I’ve always loved to draw and have had a pencil in my hand as far back as I can remember (way before a guitar). As a kid, I was always drawing something- monsters, scenes from movies, animals, cartoon characters, basically my favorite things. Art was the main subject I […]

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Busy is no excuse

Being too busy is no excuse. But it’s the truth. Life has been overwhelming lately; working two jobs, real estate is busier than usual, helping our son move back to Nashville, our daughter graduates college in three weeks, and I started a drawing class from an instructor I’ve for years wanted to take a class […]

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