Tuesday , 14 August 2018

My Art

My Illustration of Cher, Who Just Released Her Cover Of ABBA’s ‘Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!’ (Listen)

Most of you know that I am a huge CHER fan. I thought she was fabulous in Mamma Mia – Here We Go Again! It’s been a while since I have done an illustration of a celebrity, so why not take a little time off from all of my projects and draw. Why?  Just because! I took some screenshots of a couple of my drawings during the process (which I hardly ever do). First I started drawing her face (since is the most difficult and time-consuming part). Lets face it…once you get the face down the rest flows beautifully. After that, …

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First for Women magazine features my hair and beauty illustrations

I graduated from the Art Institute in Chicago where I studied fashion and beauty illustration. My work has been featured in an array of magazines – VOGUE, In Style, Glamour, and more. However, with the birth of the internet the market for illustrations took a dive – magazines went under, publishing went online, and a lot of illustration work just vanished. Art directors could now buy “stock art “ for a fraction of what we were getting paid. So I had to adapt, and eventually I came up with another outlet for my skills: The Marrero Collection. But in the …

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The Second Scarf Design for Marrero Collection’s Fall 2018, help me pick.

Thanks for all the votes on the first “Mandala” Fall 2018 design, it helps me make a decision based on what my followers want. For the second look of the collection, I wanted to do a geometric design with a Black & White trim on both edges. Here are the Pantone colors for the Fall 2018 forecast, I picked 3 of the ones looked best for my “OFF GRID” print. Here are the 3 ways for “OFF GRID” design. Which color way do you like best? Quetzal Greeen Meerkat Red Pear Please help me decide, also don’t forget to share …

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Help me pick the first Fall 2018 design – Color way Mandala

I’m working on the 2018 Marrero Collection prints for the Fall scarves, the Pantone forecast colors are just breath-taking. Something different for the usual Fall oranges and browns. Don’t you think?   As you Probably know by now I love Mandalas because of their spiritual meaning.   The word Mandala (pronunciation mon- dah- lah) means “circle”.  A Mandala represents wholeness, a cosmic diagram reminding us of our relation to infinity, extending beyond and within our bodies and minds. Mandalas are circular designs symbolizing the notion that life is never ending. Many mandalas have spiritual significance to an individual or group of individuals. The Hindus …

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Marrero Collection Logo Contest

I love designing new scarves and cover-ups, and I really enjoy seeing a pic of one of my customers wearing one of my pieces. I’m pretty much always creating something… and recently I started feeling like the Marrero Collection logo needed a facelift, a new look! But I need your help! My friends Xavier Maranon & Flavio Iryoda came up with a few ideas and I thought – why not ask your friends for their take on the one they like the most. So why not a contest? The winner (who will be randomly selected) will win a Limited Edition Marrero Collection 100% Silk scarf (a $94 value). 3 steps to enter: Pick …

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2 new Marrero Collection small scarf designs available now.

The silk scarf is one of those style staples that people revere, but rarely rock. Maybe it’s because this classic accessory has a prim-and-proper reputation and seems to only be worn by ladies of a certain age. Or maybe folks just don’t know how to incorporate scarves into their personal style. Whatever the case, let’s bring this look back! Click HERE to order Use code HOLIDAY20 for 20% off entire order The colors will compliment many looks and give you a finished touch! 20″ square. 100% silk. Hand rolled finish. Hand wash cold, line dry. Limited Edition. By The Marrero Collection; imported. Check out …

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Marrero Collection men’s capsule collection of silk scarves

I’m thrilled to introduce you to my new line of men’s scarves for this holiday season. Scarves are one of the most practical gifts you can give a man as the temperature plummets, so I’m thrilled to introduce you to the NEW Marrero Collection men’s line. And while men’s outerwear can be pricey, you can still treat that special guy in your life to a bit of luxury with this affordable (and cozy) Marrero  Collection scarf. Watch the video for more! Shop Now on MARREROCOLLECTION.COM Use code HOLIDAY20 for 20% off entire order Need something to have make your outfit look more put together? Scarves are the perfect finishing touch to …

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My Illustration of Fashion Icon Blake Lively published in two Magazines

I had the honor to work again with the brilliant editor of Aventura, inWeston & inDoral magazine, Lori Capullo Lawrence. Our working relationship goes way back- think Versace days in Miami Beach. We have worked together in many projects through multiple publications, from Ocean Drive, Channels, Fashion Spectrum, 95 East, Aventura and now she commissioned my work for inDoral & inWeston magazines. I was so excited to hear from her and thrilled to illustrate her idea. A full-page illustration with “5 fall runway trends you gotta have”  I had to have, fashion icon & actress, Blake Lively wearing all 5 trends. …

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Pantone Colors for Fall 2017- Fashion Color Report for New York and London Fashion Week

Designing a new Marrero Collection and loving every minute of it, specially when you get gorgeous colors from Pantone! The PANTONE® Fashion Color Report Fall 2017 is one of two semi-annual reports published for the fashion industry by the color experts at the Pantone Color Institute, highlighting the top colors for men’s and women’s fashion for the upcoming fall season for New York and, for the first time, London. “There is a commonality between the colors we are seeing on the runway in New York and London.” says Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “However, individuality is …

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First lady of Puerto Rico Beatriz Rosselló & Singer Carolina La O love The Marrero Collection

This month I was honored to hear that 2 celebrities loved Art Nouveau silk scarf. The first lady of Puerto Rico, Beatriz Rosselló. Rosselló said she loved the scarves… what an honor as a puerto rican artist to have the first lady wear my scarves! The second celebrity Carolina La O, the GORGEOUS Colombian Salsa and Tropical music singer that has two “Premio Lo Nuestro Awards”, and two “Latin Billboard Music Award” nominations. I fell in love with her and her music on the set of ESTA NOCHE SI TV on MegaTV Again WHAT AN HONOR! Here is a Pic of the scarf …

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