©2019 by Van Lefan 

December 21, 2017

During my travels around Mexico I was fortunate enough to be able to fund most of of my living by finding random work along the way. One of my favorite jobs was working as an artist painting murals on a catamaran sail boat that was being repaired.
The boats were owned by captain Ramon, who's house in the jungle I lived at for a month and a half in the jungle of Bacalar, right beside the magical lagoon. 

He had rescued these boats and was in the process of repairing them to be ready for the water again, and he wanted some artwork inspired by the theme of "The Girl with Flowers in Her Hair", with the boat being like a young girl blossoming like the flowers in the warm spring breeze.

After some discussions to get a better idea of what his vision was, I went and did some pencil sketches in my no...

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