The “plein air” in Cézanne

The “plein air” in Cézanne

Cézanne’s “plein air” was a consequence of the itinerary previously indicated by another leading figure in universal painting, Coubert. Because his way of living and working were his vital resource, and his art of painting was like his way of...
Giant Origami in L’Atelier de Santi

Giant Origami in L’Atelier de Santi

Giant origami, so called to differentiate it from traditional origami or origami. For this, a moderate-sized sheet of paper is usually the starting point for making the figures and models. In the case of giant origami, the resulting figure is of large proportions, but...
Costume jewellery and origami in L’Atelier de Santi

Costume jewellery and origami in L’Atelier de Santi

Costume jewellery and creative origami Costume jewellery and origami is a relationship I came to after practising the diminutive folding of traditional figures. Something I came to because of a certain naturalistic mania. A horse and a cat are not the same as a dog...
To paint a trompe l’oeil

To paint a trompe l’oeil

L’Atelier de Santi has opened a Shop on the web, so I wanted to take the opportunity to explain once again how the company’s star product is made. For me, trompe l’oeil is more of a handmade product than a purely artistic one, without detracting from...
Retro wallpaper restoration

Retro wallpaper restoration

Scope of the rehabilitation intervention Restoration of retro wallpaper is a continuation of the previous publication which concerned the renovation of a room with vintage wallpaper. This time we are faced with a similar case, but one that has given rise to many and...

EXPODISTRITO 2022 by El Atelier de Santi

EXPOSIDISTRITO has invited me from September to December 2022 to carry out an exhibition tour of the trompe l’oeil collection of El Atelier de Santi. In collaboration with the Bilbao City Council, the trompe l’oeil collection will tour six neighbourhoods...
Renaissance Drawings in El Atelier de Santi

Renaissance Drawings in El Atelier de Santi

The Renaissance drawings that inspire me to copy are more a motif of observation. Like when I used to watch and rather observe the clouds in my childhood. Their capricious, vaporous and changing construction does not detract from their attraction and suggestion. To...
Origami flowers at El Atelier de Santi

Origami flowers at El Atelier de Santi

On one occasion a follower of this website literally commented: “That’s very nice, how is it done? Flowers are quite a recurring motif in origami, and also as inspiration for more complex, modular origami figures. But when I started practising folding I...