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TAURUS · Miss Catrina 13 Zodiac Signs Collection


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Artwork

Earth Sign
The frame of this zodiac sign represented by the element of earth is exemplified by a succulent that represents the fertility and abundance of the ground, this type of plant can be found in all Mexican territory they are considered as a highly adaptable species, on the other hand a sweet bread pan de muerto (Death bread*) to express the earthly. The money in all Earth signs is key and it is easy to this type of element that can accomplish any success on the financial area, in this collection is manifested as Papel Picado (Mexican chopped paper**).

Taurus
Is a Zodiac sign that is ruled by Venus the planet of beauty, Taureans always accomplish success in their life; the keyword for them is constancy, therefore, I was inspired by the Flamenco dancers they require passion and strength in their movement. In the top of her head, there is a candle that never blows out as their constancy; furthermore is a bouquet of Cempazutchil flower all around her head and hair as the symbol of always seeking for beauty and health, and the pearls and jewelry are for the exquisite taste of elegance.

Background
The sky is full of colors, a trait on them is normally being optimistic about any situation and finally, the constellation is also represented in the artwork.


Death bread*, is a traditional bread that most of the time is sweet and it has a taste like orange with sugar grains on top; you can find them at the end of September until November in bakeries from all Mexico.

*Mexican chopped paper* is a traditional decoration in almost all the celebrations in Mexico, but is a milestone during the celebrations of Day of the Death. It consists of making silhouettes of different topics, in this case, skeletons, flowers, geometric figures even text, to decorate an area.

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Technique: Watercolor and Ink
Dimensions: 11x15 in / 27.94x38.1 cm
Year: 2017

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