SRapallo, Bluebird's Nest

Bluebird´s Nest

Bluebird’s  Nest I totally forgot to fetch my pencil case at home when I came to work today, as I usually do. The only available pen in my bag was a Montblanc Meisterstuck filled with a turquoise ink, which I also like very much – the pen and the ink. Today´s prompt is ¨Woody¨… well, blue is not a woody hue, so the solution…

SRapallo, Phebo Soap, watercolor, 2017.

About and on soaps

Phebo and Granato… About and on soaps A glass container with Phebo soaps in front of a mirror and draw it. Not with many details I must confess, but I’m super sick today, I got a terrible cold. But I wanna do something at my studio. Phebo is a famous brand in Brazil, they made soaps, colognes, perfumes and fine fragances ..It’s Brazil’s oldest…

SRapallo, Terrine, watercolor on Archer, 2017.

Sublime Terrine

Sublime Terrine   I just love terrine and pates and… well, French Cuisine.  Last weekend we went to visit the Monastery of Uclés, located 98km from Madrid and I bought a bottle of Vermut by a local producer. Well, it was the excellent excuse to prepare another terrine. This time I put pork, veal and cow meat. Wrapped in bacon and also pistachios, mushrooms,…

SRapallo, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, oil on paper, 65 x 50 cm, Madrid, 2017.

San Lorenzo de El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial   San Lorenzo de El Escorial. I’ve been there many times, but last time was special because I was with my husband Luis, my son Gabriel and his girlfriend Juliete. Also known as El Escorial de Arriba is a town and municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain, located to the northwest of the region in the southeastern side…

Srapallo, Cristal Palace, watercolor on Canson Paper, 24x32cm, Madrid, 2016

Cristal Palace

Palácio de Cristal, Parque El Retiro, Madrid   I’ve been many times at the Crystal Palace, also in Retiro’s Park.  It’s not only beautiful, but also a place of quietness and play at the same time. You have the serene setting with the lake bordering the building with lush vegetation during the year and the busy comings and goings of tourists and children. Yes,…

REFLEC JOY oil on canvas 81 x 81 cm

Reflections on Women

” Reflections on female relationships, complexities of emotions and feelings, family and relatives. Family and people I have known, representations, figuratively, abstractly or both. Working on, sometimes a tender palette, sometimes a more vibrant one, capturing a glimpse of female feelings, strong but also subtle. For me, the female psyche are represented by clouds and drips of paint highlighting the rich texture of the…