Woodburning: Brother and Sister
PIMENTONA ART

Woodburning: Brother and Sister

Otavala handcrafts market was bursting at the seams with goods and handmade stuff. Back in Colombia I decided to make my own Ecuatorian painting. However, I did not paint it but burnt using pyrography technique. ________________________________ Woodburning or pyrography is type of decorative art where using controlled application of a heated object you can “write … Continue reading

Street Art: Pachamama Mother Earth  and almost extinct condors, Cotacachi Ecuador
ECUADOR / TRAVELS

Street Art: Pachamama Mother Earth and almost extinct condors, Cotacachi Ecuador

I found an image of Pachamama (Mother Earth) near Roman catholic church. What an irony! Pachamama and her husband Inti are known as main formers of Inca’s great empire. Mother Earth was goddess of fertility who was “in charge of” plants and harvest. It is said that after Spanish conquer and implementing of Roman catholic … Continue reading

Street Art: The shout of outcasts in Cotacachi, Ecuador
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Street Art: The shout of outcasts in Cotacachi, Ecuador

I got to Cotacachi on Sunday noon easily from Quiroga main square (small city nearby) after visiting wonderful volcanic origin lagoon Cuicocha. Cotacachi is famous for leather handmade products and many indigenous people who live there. Anyway this area- Imbabura Province- has one of the highest concentrations of indigenous people in the country of Ecuador. … Continue reading