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Portrait of Kathy


Kathy was an administrative assistant for the city of Santa Paula and for  Finch Farms.

Kathy was originally from Santa Paula, California, USA, went to private schools in Ventura and attended Ventura College. At the time of this interview, she was living in Fillmore, California, an historical railroad town with several antique train specimens right by city hall.

Kathy had an artistic side and had made her own bracelet and earrings; the necklace, she was wearing however, was a gift from a friend.

Image Credits: Bat-Ami Gordin ©2017 all rights reserved. Credit if you use it, please.

Portrait of Ann-2


Ann was an artist at the Harbor Village Gallery & Gifts and also belonged to the Buenaventura Art Association. She created sculptures and paintings. I met her at Ventura Pirate Festival at Ventura Harbor where she came to participate in the face painting event they had.

Ann studied art at California State University, Northridge. She also studied at Ventura College and felt that there, she gained the biggest influence on her art style.

Ann sold her work mostly through galleries and at festivals and was hoping to get her a website one day, so she could sell online also.

Image Credits: Bat-Ami Gordin ©2017 all rights reserved. Credit if you use it, please.

Portrait of Captain Malcolm MacCabre


Malcolm participated in various pirate shows and festivals for over 10 years. He made his own props and made props for other friends who acted as pirates, customizing as much as he could.

Malcolm was born and bred in Ventura, California, USA. Right out of high school, he went to Ventura College.

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