Original prints and engravings in Mexico
"Through art, I continue reinforcing the identity and culture of a community.""What I like best about art is the freedom to make, to transform, to create a setting and context.
"Studying art let me discover that this discipline fills me with satisfaction and made me more cosmogonic. During years of study, I learned different printmaking techniques. As I'd work on a print, I could see results that made me love these techniques even more. By interacting with other artists, techniques and printers, I achieved a certain ability for drawing and engraving.
"Today, I enjoy transmitting these to other artists who are beginners in this field. Both in art and as a profession, it's challenging to remain effective, but what I like best is the freedom it affords me.
"My dreams, literature, cinema and the everyday life that surrounds me give me this inspiration to create different works of art. Also, for me it is very important to acquire high quality materials — inks, paper and varnishes — and in this way, give an authentic value to a print.
"Helping to preserve this artistic discipline fills me with satisfaction. And through art, I continue reinforcing the identity and culture of a community. I'm also happy to say that my workshop can teach the different printmaking techniques and, in this way, offer help for the many activities involved in creating a print.
"It's been difficult working on my own. There were times when everything seemed to stop, and I couldn't seem to advance. Financially, my income goes directly to my work, for materials so I can continue working. However, everything flows."
8 items by Herculano Alvarez
Lizard Themed Original Artwork
Dermis, Lizard Themed Original Artwork
Herculano AlvarezThis intriguing original artwork is from Herculano Alvarez in Mexico; he works in colored pencil on paper to create it. A nude woman crouches in the jungle, while outsized lizards surround and climb...$899.99
At First Kiss
Surreal Colored Pencil Artwork
At First Kiss, Surreal Colored Pencil Artwork
Herculano AlvarezArtist Herculano Alvarez of Mexico works in colored pencil on paper to create this original artwork. Shadowy characters that seem to be part of the wall hold a mirror, while a nude women admires her...$767.99
Behind the Curtain
Signed Colored Pencil Artwork of Theater Scene
Behind the Curtain, Signed Colored Pencil Artwork of Theater Scene
Herculano AlvarezArtist Herculano Alvarez of Mexico works in colored pencil on paper to create this original artwork. In an homage to the wonders of the theater, he depicts two masked characters in front of a green...$899.99
Original Day of the Dead Artwork on Paper
November 2nd, Original Day of the Dead Artwork on Paper
Herculano AlvarezArtist Herculano Alvarez of Mexico works in colored pencil on paper to create this evocative artwork. The original drawing depicts a veiled woman, as if in mourning; surrounding her are papel picado...$809.99
Heritage of Mayahuel
Unique Original Artwork of Maguey Goddess
Heritage of Mayahuel, Unique Original Artwork of Maguey Goddess
Herculano AlvarezIn this fascinating original artwork, Mexico's Herculano Alvarez depicts Mayahuel, the Mexican goddess of the maguey plant. She is associated with the fertility goddesses that were worshipped by the...$1,397.99
Tequila and Mezcal
Surreal Colored Pencil Artwork
Tequila and Mezcal, Surreal Colored Pencil Artwork
Herculano AlvarezThis intriguing original artwork is by Herculano Alvarez in Mexico; he works in colored pencil on paper to create it. The illustration depicts a woman sharing mezcal from a bule, or dried gourd...$1,397.99
Signed Limited Edition Lino Block Print
Neighborhood Girlfriend, Signed Limited Edition Lino Block Print
Herculano AlvarezThis limited-edition linoleum block print is from Mexico's Herculano Alvarez. He addresses the delicate issue of teenage pregancy in the print, which depicts a nude and pregnant young women and her...$119.99
Limited Edition Block Print from Mexico
To Mary, Limited Edition Block Print from Mexico
Herculano AlvarezMexico's Herculano Alvarez pays tribute to Mary Cassatt, an American impressionist painter and printmaker of the 19th-20th century. This limited-edition linoleum block print on paper depicts a small...$119.99