The brilliant Bernie Fuchs sketched these buildings in the slums of San Juan. Fuchs seems to have a god-given talent for finding the design in any situation, including this row of squat, ramshackle buildings.
Here’s a beaut’ by the legend Bernie Fuchs. Bernie pioneered this iconic technique of thin oil washes to convey a dreamy sense of atmosphere and time of day. He eliminated of details and worked subtractively to create interesting, active silhouettes which always broke up the picture plane in surprising ways. ———- Long before iPhoto, hard drives and cloud storage, I collected published illustrations ripped from magazines and newspapers. I’ve been scanning and