Several months ago I was commissioned by the Halsey Institute out of Charleston, South Carolina to shoot a short film on the infamous street artist behind OBEY: Shepard Fairey. I definitely knew Shepard's work, whether it be that repetitive face of Andre the Giant popping up at every street corner I've ever been on, or as the Obama Poster that definitely did more for an election than just add aesthetic to it - but I was not aware at how incredibly inspiring Shepard would turn out to be. For a new understanding of how this skateboarder turned mega famed street star turned out to be, check this film out.
These are mini sketchcrawls held around Barcelona during 10-13 July 2013. Meanwhile the Urban Sketchers Symposium was happening. I'm just there for the sketchcrawls and these are snippets shot while sketching alongside likeminded people.