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Dia de Guadalupe 1

March 3, 2014

I have been painting people, especially children, for a few years now.  This past fall we spent some time in San Miguel de Allende and I started thinking I might go back to painting some street scenes.  Then we went to Oaxaca City and we happened to be there during the blessing of the children on the day of the Guadalupe at the Church of the Guadalupe.  I was thinking I would sit by the church for an hour or so and try to get a couple of photos of some children.  Well hundreds of parents brought their children to be blessed and the line-up was blocks long for 2 solid days.  The girls were dressed in traditional Mexican clothing and the boys were dressed like Juan Diego, a peasant who was the first person to see the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe.  Something was telling me I wasn’t finished painting children.  This young girl is the first of who knows how many…

Dia de Guadalupe 1

Dia de Guadalupe 1

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Ardie Clark permalink
    March 5, 2014 10:36 pm

    Oh boy. Just GREAT.

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