Drawing Dallas • 10.26.12

Posted on 26 Oct 2012 at 11:15am

Blue-eyed beauty Genesis Luna had a tough time after the military, but is now poised for success MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Patrick “Genesis” Luna, 21 Occupation: Model/actor Spotted at: Wycliff and Maple The first thing you notice about Genesis are his heavenly, sky-blue eyes. If the eyes are the window to [...]

Drawing Dallas

Posted on 28 Sep 2012 at 10:15am

With Black Pride about to start, Jay Aalixander  has something to dance about MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Jay Aalixander, 22 Occupation: Dancer, model Spotted at: Fitzhugh and 75 Born in Long Beach, Calif., this mixture of Trinidad, Dominican Republic and Native American ancestry spent seven years living in Allen before moving [...]

Drawing Dallas

Posted on 14 Sep 2012 at 12:10pm

Detroit transplant Glenn Pierce is proud to now call Dallas home MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Glenn Pierce, 28 Occupation: Hospitality Spotted at: Cityplace Love brought this dashing Detroit native to Dallas, when Pierce accompanied a former boyfriend here five years ago. Now he makes the Big D his home, and he [...]

Drawing Dallas • 07.20.12

Posted on 19 Jul 2012 at 5:50pm

Straight but not narrow, tattooed firefighter Eric Goldberg has the physique (and name!) of a professional wrestler, but a gentle disposition   MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Eric Goldberg, 30 Spotted at: Lemmon and McKinney avenues Occupation: Firefighter/paramedic Handsome, chiseled Oak Lawn resident Eric Goldberg was born and raised in Dallas, the [...]

Drawing Dallas • 06.22.12

Posted on 21 Jun 2012 at 10:30pm

For hairstylist Robert Habeeb, moving to Dallas was a rebirth MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Robert Habeeb, 35 Occupation: Hairstylist, Avalon Salon in the West Village Spotted: Along Turtle Creek walking his dog, Tashi Born and raised on Long Island, N.Y., Robert is the son of first-generation Palestinian parents, and the oldest [...]

Drawing Dallas

Posted on 31 May 2012 at 6:30pm

We say ‘Hello, kid’ to Mexican-born ‘Baby Blue’ Mario OrozcoMARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Mario Orozco, 23 Occupation: Server Spotted: Lolita’s Mexican Cuisine on Lemmon. Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, handsome and fair-skinned Mario moved to the states at age 7, and has been off and running ever since. Known as “Baby Blue” [...]

Drawing Dallas • 04.20.12

Posted on 19 Apr 2012 at 6:07pm

Michael Parish turned his passion to volunteer at RCD into a full-time job as HIV educator and STD tester MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Michael Parish, 25 Spotted at: The Nelson-Tebedo Clinic Occupation: HIV educator and tester Born in Waco, this native Texan moved to Dallas at age 9, when his father began [...]

Drawing Dallas • 03.30.12

Posted on 29 Mar 2012 at 5:40pm

Steph Dickinson turns trash into art — and her life into a series of random acts of kindness MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Steph Dickinson, 28 Occupation: Artist Spotted at: Bath House Cultural Center Steph Dickinson grew up in Fort Lufton, Colo., and has spent most of her life in the Centennial [...]

Drawing Dallas • 03

Posted on 08 Mar 2012 at 5:14pm

Tin Room dancer Angel Munoz’s life started as a miracle and has been going well ever since MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Angel Munoz, 19 Occupation: Dancer Spotted at: The Tin Room Handsome and talkative Angel Munoz recently left South Texas in search of more opportunity and ended up relocating to Dallas. [...]

Drawing Dallas • 02.10.12

Posted on 09 Feb 2012 at 5:00pm

Lanky dreamboat LaQuan Brown is the ideal Valentine MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: LaQuan Brown, 18 Occupation: Student Spotted at: Target Cityplace At 6-feet-5, slender, romantic dreamboat LaQuan catches eyes everywhere he goes. A creamy blend of two cultures — his mother is of Dutch descent, his father is African-American — LaQuan [...]