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Artist Mickey Harmon is busy illustrating some of Buffalo’s alluring houses

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If there’s one thing that Buffalo has, it’s an endless bounty of architecturally and historically significant homes. For anyone that is lucky enough to own a home with some character, artist Mickey Harmon is now offering illustration services that are out of this world. I’m a big fan of Mickey’s work to begin with. But there’s something about these architectural illustrations that are especially captivating. And who would want to have a skillfully rendered replica of their home hanging on one of their walls.

After browsing through a handful of commissions (very reasonably priced), I knew that Mickey was onto something. There’s something so endearing about his artistic style that lends itself perfectly for this sort of work.

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“It’s pretty cool – I was very busy during the pandemic,” Mickey told me. “People had a lot of screen time, and they were also putting money into their homes. It was the perfect scenario for this. I’ve been drawing houses since college – doing home commissions for Christmas gifts as a side hustle. With The Pine Apple Co., being on the board of the Allentown Association (Chair of the First Friday Gallery Walk Committee), and Secrets of Allentown, word has gotten out there that I’m doing these. I’ve also revisited some of my Buffalo Architecture Series. Buffalo has some of the most beautiful architecture in the world, and I’m happy to be drawing it.”

Visit mickeyharmon.com for more information.

Lead image: 67 Lafayette

Written by queenseyes

queenseyes

Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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