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Art in the streets: how a mural transforms a city


Have you ever been surprised with a mural in any of the streets of your city or visiting a city for the first time? Specially those murals that are placed in the least expected places, but at the same time so necessary, otherwise it would be a large empty wall. They always call my attention and I love to appreciate…

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Convent of Santa Catalina and its color palette


At the south of Peru is located the city of Arequipa close to the Misti volcano. Here is the Convent of Santa Catalina or Monastery of Santa Catalina de Siena. Renowned for its architecture and urban landscape, and its characteristic narrow streets and small squares of colors of this small citadel formed by 4 lots, which since its foundation served…

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Color inspiration: Autumn color palette


As in children’s books, each season of the year is characterized by weather phenomena that are easy to recognize. Like summer with radiant sun or winter accompanied by snow, autumn with its rains and spring with a happy sun and many birds singing in your window. But not every city in the world experiences each one of the seasons. In…

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Silkeborg: A very short visit in Autumn


Silkeborg is a beautiful city located in the center of Jutland peninsula in Denmark. It is not one of the turistic cities such as Copenhagen or Aarhus, but it is the province where I live and the one that captivates me with its beautiful lakes that are enjoyed all year round. In summer to go swimming or in winter for…

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Visit Can Lis, one of Jørn Utzon´s masterpieces


“Architecture is the learned game; correct and magnificent of forms assembled in the light” – Le Corbusier Jørn Utzon is a internationally recognized Danish architect by one of his master pieces: the Opera of Sydney. He was a master in the management of natural lighting in architecture. And with his works he teaches us that light creates an effect, a…

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A floral composition pattern


Finally, it came the last part of the mural design of Freja’s bedroom. Here you can see how I chose the flowers and build the floral composition, and here, using Photoshop, create a more harmonious design. In the end I chose not to have the realistic image of the flowers, but rather an illustration of them. For that I opened…

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A floral composition creation process 2


And my floral composition is taking shape step by step, here you can see which flowers and leaves I selected, and how I was creating a composition that I will then use for the mural of Freja’s bedroom. One of the walls of her bedroom is in its highest point 4.50 meters (14.8 feet) , i.e. a huge white wall…

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Textures palette from Denmark


The good thing about Denmark being a small country is that it allows you to visit it very easily. Although with 7 years living here, there are still places that I need to visit, which belong to Denmark, but are outside its territory as Bornholm or the Faroe Islands. Although I come from a country with a lot of natural…

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A floral composition creation process 1


I’m an indecisive person and I’m still thinking about how to make the mural in Freja’s bedroom. All I know is that there will be flowers, plants and maybe butterflies. The color palette is also selected from the inspiration board that I did a few weeks ago. And last week Alexandra wrote here on the blog about floral wallpaper, which…

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Texture palette from Peru and a love letter


Dear Peru: It’s going to be 3 years since the last time I visited you. How fast the time flies and Thiago still doesn´t know you. Freja has few memories of you or almost nothing. But we hope that on a couple of years, when they get a bit older, all of us can visit you from north to south.…

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