We had a great time doing this one. The original plan was to walk with Norberto to the country to cut down a copal tree, then record the interview followed by a return trip to shoot the making of the alebrije. Our first trip was delayed because his father, Ventura, had hernia surgery. Continue reading El Alebrijero (Alebrije Maker) de San Martín Tilcajete
For my last birthday, Rocío blew me away with a hand crafted machete etched with the Seahawks logo with a handle made of bull horn made by Apolinar Aguilar and pictured here with a sheath made by my friend Pablo Acevedo.
I’m enjoying the slower process of doing videos. I met Oswaldo though Rocío. He’s a remarkable painter, craftsman, and engraver. He made a few of my canvas stretchers. He teaches printmaking at Taller Rufino Tamayo, a center for creative arts in Oaxaca. Which is here: Continue reading El Grabador (The Printmaker)
So this is another post not about a painting. A few months ago I just wanted to really apply myself to another medium. I’ve always been attracted to story telling. My father used to spend hours with his grandchildren sharing stories that he had honed to spellbinding bedtime fare.