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Stories of a Mexican art entrepreneur based in Europe

I write about overcoming the many challenges artists and entrepreneurs face when migrating. Read my blog or have a look at my art notebook here.

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"La Estrella" Oil painting based on the Mexican lotería card, and created from one of my first sculpture sketches

La Estrella — Oil painting on Canvas

This one is somewhat of a “full circle” painting for me. “La estrella” Back when I was a student in Mexico, I used to sketch this piece in my school notebooks. When I was young, the future was super uncertain, and I never saw myself as someone who had a lot of...

Painting in progress — Portrait of Brandon Moreno as "el Valiente" from the mexican loteria cards.

Painting in Progress — Portrait of Brandon Moreno

This has been a painting in progress for TOO LONG. This post is a gentle reminder to myself that I need to finish this portrait and sell it pronto. As a part of my series on the Lotería, I’m using a zorn palette for the details on Brandon Moreno’s body, with an additional...

Blue Mechanical Pencil Lead Drawing

This drawing is a special one, since it’s the first male muse I’ve ever worked with. I matched with Deante while driving through Texas on our way back to Brussels. This of course, happened on tinder, where I’ve been matching with muses, both male and female, all over the...

Tinder Art, paintings and sketches of my tinder matches during lockdown.

Tinder Art — We match, I draw you.

One of the silver linings of lockdown is having the time to create and hone new skills. During lockdown, I started creating a series of drawings of the human form, and my muses were the people who I matched with on tinder. If you’re not familiar with tinder, or live under a rock...

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Travel blog

Driving from Mexico to Canada

Driving from Mexico to Canada

Six months ago, Caroline had the idea of driving across North America meeting farmers from every different country, so we bought a car and started an adventure called “The Food Less...

Como Manejar desde México hasta Canadá

Hace algunos meses compré un carro y di inicio a la aventura llamada “the food less traveled“, un video documental sobre alimentos locales en Norteamérica. La idea fue simplemente manejar...

Emigrar a Canadá Legalmente

Todos sabemos que hay un negocio enorme en la frontera de México con Estados Unidos, donde traficantes de personas llamados “coyotes” transportan paisanos ilegalmente, prometiendo cruzar...

Ser Viajero o Turista?

Este mes se cumplen 5 años desde que empecé a viajar. Cinco años de preparar maletas y abordar aviones, de turbulencia, jet lag y sobre todo, de conocer diferentes paises, personas y culturas...

Como aprender otro idioma

Como Aprender Otro Idioma

En mi opinión personal, el sistema educativo en América Latina es un asco y ya es tiempo de mejorarlo; Ninguna universidad hispanohablante les enseñara como aprender otro idioma con un buen nivel. Yo...

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