It’s a new year!

Started the new year crafting and painting. Thanking God for a new beginning as last year was one of the toughest I’ve ever had to face. As you can see from my blog posts I’ve not been around these parts. Lost my dad over the holidays and still not entirely myself. It’s been tough, butContinue reading “It’s a new year!”

A Step to Eternity: Un Paso a la Eternidad

The Day of the Dead – A Step to Eternity: Un Paso a la Eternidad In honor of the 100-year anniversary of the Mexican revolution, in which approximately one million people died to replace the dictator Porfirio Diaz in order to create a Constitutional republic, this year’s theme of the Day of the Dead isContinue reading “A Step to Eternity: Un Paso a la Eternidad”

Its a busy busy week! lots of fun art & events

I will be out and about all over the bay area this week. I hope to see you at one of these events! Tuesday October 12th  Starting tonight I’ll have some paintings on display at Puerto Alegre Restaurant, 546 Valencia St in San Francisco, (restaurant opens at 5:30 for dinner tonight). The opening of theContinue reading “Its a busy busy week! lots of fun art & events”

Mujeres Series, Speed Painting Video

Mujeres Series speed painting video. I am learning to shoot video and then create an edited speed painting video with music. This one is from start to finish. It took me about 2 hours, but the sped up video is about 9 minutes. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/v/IraCtBoAIA0?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0 http://www.sandiafria.com http://www.artbylatinaartists.com

The Art of Lupe Flores

One of my favorite artists is Lupe Flores. While we have never met in person we go back a while back to 2004 when we both were listing art on Ebay. I’ve watched her art develop over the years and it’s been incredible to see the different types of art she has created. Lupe’s artContinue reading “The Art of Lupe Flores”

Easy DIY Covered Tin Flower Vase

I hope to share an easy DIY project every once in a while. This being the first of many. I am normally not a big crafter but I do enjoy DIY projects. This one is pretty easy I’d say and I didn’t have to look far to find the items to make this. Here’s whatContinue reading “Easy DIY Covered Tin Flower Vase”