art

The process of making art

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What is my creative process? Well, is not as fancy as a lot of people think. My process starts by convincing myself that I can do it, that I am enough, that it doesn’t matter if I ruined the canvas, that I have to just have fun. And then, this battle with myself starts, the one that is trying to win over technique and just focus on expression.

Not everyday I feel like painting, but I just show up, make a mark, and see what it leads me to. Creative expression is a battle with what you already know and what you are just about to learn. Is taking a breath, take a seat and jut stare at the painting, question your every move, and letting go of control.

At the end, it doesn’t matter who wins, the only thing that matters is that you survived and you need to get ready for the next one.

I did Public Art in Florida

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Last month I was invited to create public art by the City of Mulberry.  It was an amazing experience to say the least. The Abstract House (as I called the mural) is located at the Public Recreation Park and the artwork was inspired by one of my pieces that showed in my Solo Show and was the favorite among the kids.

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I wanted to paint something colorful so kids were attracted to it. In the process of making it, a group of awsome kids got involved and helped me paint.  It was the must rewarding experience ever.

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I painted the mural with rollers, brushes and spray paint, you can say I did mix media on a wall, and now I'm obssed with it!!!  I cant wait to do public art in the near future.