Thursday, September 04, 2014

Rebozos

Y no para comer, sino para vestir que vi el domingo en el Fashion and Textile Museun con motivo de la exhibicion "Made in Mexico" . El rebozo es rectangulo de tela de una pieza que se usa normalmente sobre los hombros, tejido a mano que forma parte del atuendo tipico de la mujer mejicana desde hace siglos. Frida Kahlo lo dio a conocer internacionalmete como podemos ver aqui. .Lila Downs lleva un modelo con plumas aqui. Yo lo llamaria echarpe.Con 75 piezas a la vista, y secciones sobre la historia, tecnica, tradicion e influencia en el arte contemporaneo, el tiempo paso rapido. Me llamaron la atencion los flecos de los rebozos, que se hacen por otras artesanas las empuntadoras. Algunos son tan delicados como el mejor encaje. Otras fotos de la exhibicion aqui.
The Rebozo in art, culture and fashion was the theme behind, the "Made in Mexico" exhibition I saw last weekend at the Fashion and Textiles Museum . A weaved rectangular shawl which forms part of the mexican woman national dress which is still popular nowdays. Friday Kahlo wore it often and it appeared on her paintings.  Whith sections on its history, styles, craftmanship,  and its presence in contemporary art , it was a very complete and enjoyable visit. The fringes caught my attention with their intricate macrame work.




Thursday, August 28, 2014

Empapelado - Papered

Que esta este video de Brother donde promueven su centro creativo en linea. El robot es de Rob Ives, quien crea animaciones en papel, su pagina web es de lo mas entretenida e imaginativa, Robives.com. Alli podemos comprar libros, kits o bajar algun tutorial. Sus ingeniosos mecanos a papel me encantan.

Thats is what I call a well papered video. Well more like an enjoyable, imaginative and funny video animation made out of paper characters. Rob Ives his creator shares more of his creations online at RobIves.com, where we have his publications, tutorials for sale and also share some of his projects, I love his mechanical creations.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Seagulls - Gaviotas

Revoloteando cerca . Es lo que tiene pasar un dia en Brighton y luego visitar la Tate Modern para ver la exhibicion  Matisse The Cut-Outs, que no se puede evitar recortar algo con tema marinero.
 
Flying nearby. After a trip to Brighton Marina and viewing the Matisse Cut-Outs exhibition at Tate Modern, I could not help it and cut something with a certain seaside flavour.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Pajaro en mano - Bird in hand

Y es que me ha dado por los pajaros,  me gustan bastante como tema para mis manualidades. Estos de papel y metal, los hice ayudandome de este tutorial que encontre en Charcoal & Crayons.


Well not exactly, more like birdmaking. I like birds as crafting subjects, they are so cheerful. The top one was my first try, the rest came along the following day, with the help of  this tutorial from Charcoal & Crayons.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Azulada - Blueish

Jugando con las lacas de uñas, a ver si mejoro la tecnica. Aqui despues de tres dias y sin esmalte protector.
Playing with nail varnish to improve my technique. After three days and without protective top layer.


Monday, June 02, 2014

Azul - Blue


 Con falta de aire fresco despues de pasar un dia en cama gracias a una migraña, el domingo necesitaba aire fresco . Asi que decidi hacer de turista  y me pasee  desde Bayswater hasta el British Museum. Descubri un monton de cosas, entre ellas Treadwell's una libreria esoterica, pero  me atrajeron sobre todo cosas azules.

After losing Saturday to a migraine and feeling a bit better on Sunday I was in need of fresh air. I went for a walk between Bayswater and the British Museum, for some reason unknown I kept noticing blue things…and I found an unusual bookshop, Treadwell's  which specializes in esoteric, pagan and spiritual material.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Semana Santa - Easter

Mis ultimos recortes, Huevos de Pascua.

My latest cut outs, on Easter Eggs.