Author Archives: jorgeluissomarriba

About jorgeluissomarriba

I am a professional artist devoted to the exploration of creative processes. My painting and mixed-media's palette stems from the colors of the rainbow. My creative expression in a variety of media (mosaics, paintings, prints, illustrations, murals, collages, ceramics, metal sculptures, memory boxes and hand-made books) reflect my celebration for life, fueled by my passion as I chart my daily journey in art. You may visit my Etsy shop to purchase my original artworks at http://www.etsy.com/shop/CaminodelCielo

From Paper to A Ceramic Guitar Sculpture

As I explained in my previous post, Intuitive Beginnings in Paper Sculptures, my experimentation with constructing a 3-D paper model of a guitar the night before, led me to efficiently create a ceramic one such as this the day after. … Continue reading

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Intuitive Beginnings in Paper Sculptures

Paper is a standard medium with multiple applications and creative potentials in visual  arts! My original paper guitar sculpture was made from the back cover of a concert program.  I made it in the summer of 2016 while taking a … Continue reading

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A Mosaic to Enliven a Cinder block Wall

The interior wall of my garage adjacent to the entrance of my studio is made of cinder blocks. To transmute its somber, sterile and rough appearance… I began to create a playful mosaic with hand-made decorative motifs and slab of … Continue reading

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A Photo Album for Summer Memories

Last summer I made a road trip from Maryland to the South West of the United States.  Upon my return home, I made this photo album to house many of the digital photos I took with my iPhone. The cover … Continue reading

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My Inspiring tea bowls photo album!

My research on traditional Japanese tea bowls led me to select, resize, print and cutout 65 inspiring images which I pasted in my exclusively hand-made photo album for reference. My photo album measures 5 ¼ “(W) x 4 ¾” (H) … Continue reading

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My First Wheel Thrown Tea Bowls!

I have been a hand-builder ceramic artist for two decades. Therefore, last August I signed up for a pottery class in Frederick, Maryland to use a potter’s wheel! My instructor is so appreciative of traditional Japanese tea bowls and equally … Continue reading

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A Gray Pocket Sketchbook

 Hi!  While I have been away from posting on wordpress for a while, I haven’t stop exploring new forms of artistic expressions such as making blank books and photo albums by hand. This Gray pocket sketchbook is one of my … Continue reading

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