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Cuban pop sensation, Willy Chirino wears Marrero Collection

As most of you know…  1. I live in South Florida 2. The Cuban population in Miami is massive   There is a plethora of cuban artists who have thrived in the sunshine state, or, for that matter, the world: Celia Cruz, Andy Garcia, Pitbull, Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Lissette Alvarez… but a list of talento like this would not be complete without the creator of the Sound of Miami and Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner Willy Chirino.  Cuban pop sensation Chirino has recorded over 30 albums, several of which have attained platinum and gold status, Grammy awards, and is celebrating forty years as an artist.   Chirino …

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I Love Claudia Betancur!


I Love Claudia Betancur! Meeting celebrities, well-known artists and other entrepreneurs are just some of the reasons why I love being a trainer with Motives cosmetics. During the weekend of International Convention with Motives Cosmetics in early August I had the pleasure of catching up with the very talented Claudia Bentacur. For anyone who is not familiar with Claudia Bentacur, she is a celebrity makeup artist, the ambassador of L’Oreal Paris makeup line, and Creative Consultant for Motives Cosmetics. She is editor of Venue Magazine and is regularly invited to give “clips” of how to learn to do proper makeup on …

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Miami’s Sexiest Artist

Miami's Sexiest

This past Saturday, June 22nd, at the Newport Beach-side Hotel and Resort in Miami, FL, I was nominated for the category  of “Miami’s Sexiest Artist” for the 2013 Miami’s Sexiest Awards. I’m so accustomed to working on my illustrations in my studio and not being concerned with looking or feeling “sexy.” So, naturally, I was puzzled when I got the nomination and, actually, won! Becoming a fashion illustrator is typically a result of an unbridled love of fashion and glamour; I just wanted to put those images on paper as an artist. Looking at a ballroom full of beautiful people and …

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Bette Illustration in OUT Magazine

Loved working on this image of the Divine Miss M for OUT Magazine. The Art Director was very happy with the results.  

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“I dreamed a Dream”

Illustration of Anne Hathaway before winning the Oscar for Les Miserables A musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel about a recently-released prisoner named Jean Valjean struggling to survive during the French revolution. I loved this movie and  Anne Hathaway delivered an emotional  and powerful  performance…. Oscar worthy!

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