Portrait of Stevie

Here are the latest commissioned portraits I’ve done! I’m not sure how long I’ll be doing this, but I’m currently charging only $5 over at fiverr. Here is the link… http://fiverr.com/derekalvarez/draw-a-portrait-of-you

Portrait of Radley

Here are the latest commissioned portraits I’ve done! I don’t know how long I’ll be doing this, but I’m currently charging only $5 over at fiverr. Here is the link… http://fiverr.com/derekalvarez/draw-a-portrait-of-you

Portrait of Sammy

Here are the latest commissioned portraits I’ve done! I don’t know how long I’ll be doing this, but I’m currently charging only $5 over at fiverr. Here is the link… http://fiverr.com/derekalvarez/draw-a-portrait-of-you

Portrait of Bronson

Here are the latest commissioned portraits I’ve done! I don’t know how long I’ll be doing this, but I’m currently charging only $5 over at fiverr. Here is the link… http://fiverr.com/derekalvarez/draw-a-portrait-of-you

Portrait of Charlene Ragsdale by Derek Alvarez

Here is what I’ve done so far! I don’t know how long I’ll be doing this, but I’m currently charging only $5 over at fiverr. Here is the link… http://fiverr.com/derekalvarez/draw-a-portrait-of-you

view-from-a-window-tirana-albania

We woke up in the morning for our first full day in Albania… I opened the blinds to look over the balcony and saw an endless jumble of buildings… nice buildings, ugly buildings, old buildings, new buildings… you get a little bit of everything here. The view reminded me of a scene from “Slumdog Millionaire.”… Read More »

tirana-albania

I got my first taste of Albanian culture when our plane landed in Tirana… The flight attendant told us to remain in our seats with our seat belts fastened. So naturally the Albanians all got up and proceeded to get their luggage… Albanians don’t really follow rules. The Italian flight attendant came out yelling and… Read More »

henri-matisse

“What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.” – Henri Matisse

landing-on-the-moon

It was a cold day when Monique and I landed in Rome… It was disappointing to see that the airport was far off from the city itself… much like Denver’s airport, all I could see was farmland and countryside. We had to go through security again and it was quite a contrast to see how… Read More »

jewish-rabbi

We got to the airport early… 3 hours early, to be exact. Monique’s Dad and my Mom dropped us off at the San Diego Airport and we quickly learned that our flight had been rerouted from Atlanta to New York. Luckily, we were early enough to get some seats. After paying exorbitant fees on our… Read More »

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