In order to really appreciate the artwork, first you have to get to know the artist.
Let's take a quick look inside Cristina's studio, she will show you some of the techniques involved in the
creation of her figures.
"Training yourself in different techniques not only improves dramatically the chances of success when
facing complicated projects, but also as an artist, every material you explore unveils a new world of
possibilities, another source of inspiration to keep creating."
Please, do not smoke, there might be flammable products around....
Cristina produces her edition pieces by creating
rigid or flexible moulds in a variety of materials
(plaster, latex, silicon) depending on purpose.
Once parts are cast, they are assembled to
specially crafted structures where the figures
corset is covered with
silver-leaf for a
Texture and color are essential in the finished figure.
Each art doll is carefully painted by the artist, so once they
are finished, even edition characters keep their individuality.
Cristina puts a part of her heart and soul in each of her
creations; it's that special final touch that gives her sculptures
personality and uniqueness..