Don Jose’s Magic Escobas

    Don Jose’s Magic Escobas

    Instagram Youtube Twitter Guatemala Fabulous Guatemala, especially for an expat artist such as myself, provides one with a constant source of inspiration. This country is a wild sensorial feast of exploding fireworks (I am hearing them as I write), ragged music...
    Manta Cruda

    Manta Cruda

    Instagram Youtube Twitter What is Manta Cruda? I get way too excited about canvas. The smell, the feel, the texture, the surface quality and its infinite subtleties. When I roll out a fresh piece of canvas, this powerful feeling takes over that I can’t describe....
    Wipee

    Wipee

    Instagram Youtube Twitter What is Wipee? Wipee, (pronounced why-pay), is a common material made of left over textiles and used mostly as painter’s rags. When I first bought it, I had no idea what it was called or what it was used for, though I guessed from the...
    Juan’s Wood

    Juan’s Wood

    Instagram Youtube Twitter Everybody Wants It. Easy now! Juan’s wood is the best wood in Guatemala. C’mon, lets not go there, I know what you’re thinking! But it’s true. What Juan’s family has done for sustainable tree and plant farming is...
    New Denim Project

    New Denim Project

    Instagram Youtube Twitter Wipee (Painter’s Rags) My favorite material to work with right now is called wipee. It’s basically left over threads from various types of manufactured textiles rolled up into a ball and sold to painters as rags to mop up their...