Drawing The 92nd Academy Awards

Celebrating storytelling, sharing our humanity

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There were a few more Oscar Statuettes than last year, but nowhere near as many as in the first few years I was here. I love having the stature as part of my drawings.
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These two men were rocking their moustaches.
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This woman is one of the many wonderful Press Guides who are assigned areas, to help, and to correct behavior. These Oscar letters and little statue were a favorite for selfies and photos, but it was forbdded from sitting on the red riser.
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Some celebreties showed up to deliver their presenter lines. I was fortunate to see Tom Hanks, Signorney Weaver, Gal Gado, Bri Larson, Mindy Kaling and Spike Lee!
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Outside in the theater lobby, drinks will be served.
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In the balcony, I get full view of the beautiful set.
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Wolfgang Puck
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So many chefs, so much detail for a dinner for 600 on Saturday night. Below right is the scene I saw of waiters , dressed in black, waiting to pick up food from the chefs, in white, to take out for the cocktail party. They are reading the menus.
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This guy had yet to be uncovered.
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Academy Awards Show production directors Matt Spill and Lauren Selman
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Man in a hat in a hurry
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The expandable cart was brought in!
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Lauren Selman, one of the Oscar event managing directors, instructing a group of tuxedo clad men in their work to release the water.
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Leonardo wisked by.
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were among the last minute arrivals
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Creators of Hair Love, winner of best animated short.
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Best actor, Joaquin Phoenix, best supporting actor, Brad Pitt, best supporting actess Laura Dern and best actress Renee Zellweger.
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Visual journalist/writer for New Yorker, New York Times, CBS News, CNN. TED, SXSW speaker. Looking to change world w humor. lizadonnelly.com

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