This is an area near my home in Spain which has an interesting type of traditional houses built with a specific type of dark stone. This architecture is called “black slate”.

Original: watercolor on paper. 22X30cm


house, country, landscape, traditional architecture, autumn, evocative dark sky, spanish artist, lillo

I am a Spanish illustrator and painter and I have worked as a graphic designer for many years.
I often discover my inspiration in some dream, or a fleeting impression lost in my memory.
My work has also been much connected to the written word, and the rich and suggestive world of tales and stories.
I am specially attracted to portraying human beings, with an emphasis on character and attitude, and their relationship to their surroundings.

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  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosabout 2 years ago

    It seems that you have used that kind of “colour” for all the work… a kind of…..a perfect winter tone, about to snow…just at a time of closing the door. Me encanta la forma en la que viajan las perspectivas de los pequeños muros, hasta encontra la casita. Todo un viaje. Rosa

  • Muchas gracias, Rosa, por pararte a comentar este trabajo con tanta atención.

    – lillo

  • Tine  Wiggens
    Tine Wiggensabout 2 years ago

    So lovely! Love your style of sketching!!! Show us more please! Looks like a lovely area and the black slate architecture is nice. I had grey slate floors in my old place in kitchen, hall and bathrooms and it was so nice. I do miss it.

  • Oh, hello Tine, I had the impression that I had already answered this comment of yours… strange things happen in this portal sometimes… Well, thanks anyhow.

    – lillo

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenabout 2 years ago

    This is so beautiful….what a talent you have!!

  • Glad you like it, Ellen.

    – lillo

  • Tine  Wiggens
    Tine Wiggensabout 2 years ago

    Strange Lillo, I had thought so, too….ha! Love how you call it a portal! Such a neat concept, never looked at it from that angle.

  • One year later… a little bit too much, it isn’t:)))))))Another big hugh.

    – lillo

  • Claudia Dingle
    Claudia Dingle12 months ago

    I enjoy your unique style very much, like the darks and storytelling.

  • Thanks a lot, Claudia.:)

    – lillo

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