This page, from my handmade summer sketchbook, pretty much sums up my feelings about Florida tourist areas.
The heat and sand, for the record, are not a good setting to use Caran D’Ache Neocolor II wax pastels. The Neocolor II’s are very good, however, at forcing me to adopt a looser, more playful style. They’ve got such an interesting texture, as seen in the poolside sketches below:
I also kept a pictoral journal:
And of course, I did some watercoloring:
Florida is nice, but I’m glad to have traveled back north so that I can be back in the South.