I create these travel drawings in Brazil during two months of hitchhiking throughout the country in 2012. We began in Santa Catarina, up through Rio, to Brasilia and onward through the Amazon to Manaus and further. I was sketching much of the time, especially after I separated from Mayra.
Travel Drawings and Sketches from Brazil
Amazon Riverboat travel sketching in Brazil. See those hammocks? 3 days.
A travel drawing from Altamira, in the Brazilian Amazon.
An Amazonian bird in Alter do Chao, Santarem Brazil.
A drawing of the Amazon Heron in Brazil.
A travel sketch of the Amazon moon rising in Brazil.
The Amazon moon on the river.
A travel sketch of some of the Amazon’s evil mosquitoes.
Travel sketch of an Amazon rain cloud in Brazil.
A travel drawing in Brazil of boats on the Amazon River.
In the Amazon, there were many clandestine sawmills, here’s a drawing of one in Brazil near Santarem.
A travel sketch of a tiny frog in the Brazilian Amazon.
Here’s a drawing of an Amazon tree frog that was clinging to a road post.
A travel drawing of a semi truck in the Amazon, on the transamazonica in Brazil.
They were constructing a bridge on the transamazonica highway, and this Belo Monte ferry brought us across.
A drawing of a market in Brazil’s Boa Vista when I traveled north from Manaus.
Ants in Brasilia were huge and well-coordinated, here’s a travel drawing of some of the soldiers.
A travel sketch of the Brasilian congress building.
Brasilia was a modern, planned city built in the 1970s, here it is drawn.
A travel sketch of the Brasilia stadium under construction for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The Brasilian congress has skinny statues behind it, which I drew beside visitors.
Unloading salt somewhere in this Brazil drawing.
Brazilian hippy drawing. I hitchhiked the transamazonica and slept 10 days in Santarem.
The famous Ipanem Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil… a travel sketch.
Santarem, Brazil cultural center drawing of a whale’s jaw.
My friend Gabriel, who hosted me in Manaus after the river boat, let me draw him.
Gabriel hosted me in Manaus, Amazonica Brazil, and I made a travel sketch of him.
A drawing of a woman in Manaus singing Samba.
A travel sketch of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Just some people travel sketches in Rio de Janeiro, one of the continent’s most diverse cities.
A travel drawing of a roads in Brazil, hitchhiking to Maraba.
A travel drawing of the confluence of the Tapajos and Amazon Rivers at Santarem, Brazil.
A travel sketch of Santarem’s dock in Brazil.
Laurimar in Santarem. He was the old man in the Jodo do Foro Cultural Center who received me. A travel sketch.
Sao Paulo Cathedral travel drawing. Brazil.
This was funny. A Brazilian trucker let me pitch my tent in the bed of his truck. I had to try to draw it.
4 hours waiting for this truck to be freed on the muddy Transamazon Highway in Brazil, and this Travel drawing tells the story.
A basic travel drawing of the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil.
Travel sketching throughout Brazil was intriguing, especially with our time in Rio de Janeiro.