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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Jim's Reportage Sketching of Hurricane Irma Makes TV News

When I named my Craftsy class "Sketching the Energy of Places," the eye of a hurricane wasn't what I had in mind. But having evacuated about 40 miles inland from our home on the Florida coast, I took the opportunity to sketch views of Hurricane Irma as she passed through Lakeland, Florida. While sketching under our hotel porte cochere, a Tampa WFLA TV news crew drove up seeking shelter.  Reporter Melissa Marino took interest in my sketch documentation, and filed this story:  

Sketching Hurricane Irma on location

A screen photo of the news story.