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Pics of Mazatlán




MazDee

Apr 6, 2007, 7:41 PM

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Pics of Mazatlán

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Somebody posted these photos of Mazatlán's Centro Historico on the internet and I think they are great. I hope you all won't want to move here, you know the old story "I found my place but we have enough gringos now, so...." But, it is a great place to visit! Check it out.
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=345155



Marlene / Moderator


Apr 7, 2007, 8:30 AM

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Re: [MazDee] Pics of Mazatlán

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What fabulous photos you happened across! Thanks so much for sharing them with the forum.



Mark Landes

Apr 15, 2007, 2:12 PM

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Re: [Marlene] Pics of Mazatlán

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Yes thank you for posting the photos. Such good use of lighting in Mazatlan. The photo in the church showing the cello players and violinist is especially dramatic and I am going to turn it into a painting.
Mark



Mark Landes

May 8, 2007, 8:06 AM

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Re: [Mark Landes] Pics of Mazatlán

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I grabbed a piece of brown cardboard backing from a notepad (about 9" x 11") and made my initial drawing sized up from a small black and white laserjet copy of the webpage. I used pencils, charcoal, white charcoal and a few prisma color pens. After completing the drawing I went back to the web photo and realized my printer cut off a bit of the right side. When I do a larger version I'll expand things a bit. Now to decide what medium. I think the drawing turned out pretty good (see it at www.marklandes.blogspot.com ). Again thanks for posting these great photos of Mazatlan.
Mark