So in this post I pulled out some old sketches that I used for my book Dusty Diablos. These were used to help resolve some issues I had with my piece for the La Llorona section of the book.
Here is a general sketch I used to create a basic form from some of the objects I had to work with.
Still more details got worked out....
And finally I got into some more detailed areas...in this case this is the area where I was putting the children of la Llorona.
Finally I'll show you the final result that made it into the book.
I leave you with a scene from the movie Frida and Chavela Vargas' version of the folk song la Llorona: