Happy November 1st! To those of you that observe Día de los Muertos, I want to wish you amor para siempre! I didn't grow up observing this holiday with my Cuban family, but I feel so connected to its meaning. While my family views death and passing as a time for solemn grief, I find... Continue Reading →
Well, October is soon coming to a close and I only have one Inktober drawing left to complete. It has been quite a journey and I am extremely glad that I took on the project. Here are some of the pieces from this month:
I have been keeping up with this year's Inktober prompts, although digitally instead of the traditional ink on paper. I have to say it is pretty time consuming, but worthwhile in how much you grow and learn as an artist. Here's a sample of some of the drawings:
It's been a minute since I've posted an essay or poem because of my dive into digital art, but I'm back today with a special topic. It's National Coming Out Day and that motivates me to get my truth out into the world (or at least to the few people interested enough to read this... Continue Reading →
I'm really enjoying making these pop art pieces with Procreate. Inktober is coming, so you can expect a lot more art this coming month!
I've been trying my hand at pop art style pieces lately and decided to make a banner for my site with it. So bye-bye stock photo! Hello pastel portraits!
This is a piece I sketched months ago intending to make into a physical painting, but never did. So now that I've thoroughly fallen in love with Procreate and digital painting, I decided to go ahead and create it digitally. The inspiration for this piece came from a dream. I can no longer remember the... Continue Reading →
Introducing: Media Villa Designs, the name I'm giving my shop! This past week I finished my first commissioned art piece. It's a design for a tattoo with vegan imagery including a Mother Nature figure, cow, pig, and bird. The woman's hair flows into a waterfall that falls into a lake along with all their tears.... Continue Reading →
I tried something a little different this week with hand lettering designs to share on Instagram over the next few days. As a person living with mental illness I want to do my part in reminding others that who they are today is already worthy of love, care, and support. A person's value is not... Continue Reading →