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Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Campfire Hallucinations & El Rancho Grande Mexican Movie Posters
March 3, 2020 Sometimes it seems like the artwork goes where it wants to go.
Daily Whip Out: "Campfire Hallucinations"
Other times I am inspired by images sent to me. For example, my Tejano-Artist-Amigo Buckeye Blake, sent me this photo of Navajos at the Flagstaff Pow Wow in the 1920s when In-dins became cowboys, Bigtime.
Under The Navajo Brim
Muy Mas Mexicano! I've been studying classic Mexican movie posters to get the feel for that period. This is for a graphic novel I am working on with my son.
"Vuelven los Garcias" (The Garcias Return)
I love that period of El Rancho Grande (literally):
"Alla en el Rancho Grande"
(Over at The Big Ranch)
"The Little Cock That Could"
"Dona Diabla" (She Devil), 1949
"Si Adelita Se Fuera Con Otro"
(If Adelita Went off With Another Man)
"Double Dating With Pancho Villa"
"Cartas Marcadas" (Marked Cards), 1947
American title: "Infantile Humor Scores Big"
Full disclosure: some of the previous renamed American titles are mine.
When it comes to public speaking:
"It only matters how much we empower our audience to solve a problem they truly care about."