My dear photographer friend Ximena Romero took these pictures at the Illustration and Painting Workshop we did in November of last year. As she said “I have never painted in my life” some very interesting and creative drawings and paintings came out during the weekend, which is a proof that we all have plenty of artistic blessings, its just about bringing them out!
You should have a look at her blog, peti-rojo.tumblr.com. It has beautiful inspirational things and photographs.
Neto is an audio engineer, and he was our official camera man during the weekend! Guerrilla Recording. Frida is his loooovely chihuahua.
Contemporary Art (Theory)
Ximena´s first drawing!
Painting and Illustration Lesson 1
Our first guest, mexican painter Rafael Uriegas. He teached theory of Modern Painting.
These are the T-shirts, bags, stickers and pins I did for Atto & The Majestics, for the Vive Latino Music Festival, 2011, in Mexico City. Thanks to the models from Rêves Agency, the styling from mexican fashion designer Roberto Sanchez and my official photographer, Alvaro Nates.
For half a year I worked with mexican rock band Atto & The Majestics, doing all the visuals for them, from their logo, corporate identity, graphic design, pictures to their artwork on cd´s, t-shirts, and merchandise for the Vive Latino Music Festival in Mexico City, 2011.
This is the double CD Bifocal, that came out in the summer 2010, by Imperial Records. It was very interesting and hard work to do this project, and it was the first time I did such a long and vast work for a band, I am very happy and thankful Atto chose me as an artist to do all this. Hopefully we´ll collaborate again soon
The picture of the girl on the cover is from a fashion photographer I admire a lot, called Alvaro Puentes, and I found it in my collage chaos, but I havent found his website! you are welcome to share it if you know it or him.
This was a collaboration I did with Chuck Pereda, who is one of the most talented dj´s in Mexico, for me a music guru. I was very happy to do the artwork for a set called “into the city at night”.
We worked together on the project, I took some pictures of him and his cats, he told me his ideas and then I began to draw. There are two videos about the process, and it was very much fun to do this! We made 500 cds and chuck hands them out, whenever he´s playing some nice music somewhere.