Feliz Dieciséis de Septiembre! Happy 16th of September (Mexican Independence Day)!
Today is the 211th Anniversary of Mexican Independence from Spain on the 16th of September, 1810. Below are portraits of two of the most prominent heroes of that era of Mexican history.
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
This is a portrait I made of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, (Also known As El Padre De La Patria “The Father of The Fatherland”) leader of the Mexican war of independence.
Miguel Hidalgo Bio
Grito De Dolores
José María Morelos
José María Morelos y Pavón (September 30, 1765 – December 22, 1815) was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary rebel leader who led the Mexican War of Independence movement, assuming its leadership after the execution of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla in 1811.
See bio on Wikipedia
, Digital Landscape by Antonio Romero It Began To Dawn
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Feliz Cinco De Mayo! To celebrate, I painted this portrait of General Ignacio Zaragoza in 2020. He was the hero of the battle of Puebla, Also Known As Cinco De Mayo.
Digital Portrait Ignacio Zaragoza,
General Zaragoza’s Biography on Wikipedia
The Battle of Puebla info on Wikipedia
Benito Juarez, Digital Portrait
Benito Juarez was President of Mexico During the Battle of Puebla (5th of May, 1862)
Benito Juarez Biography on Wikipedia
“I Have A Dream” – Portrait by Antonio Romero
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.’”
– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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“Thanksgiving Turkey“ by Antonio Romero
Time lapse video of digital drawing/painting process
This artwork was made on an iPad Pro with the Adobe Fresco digital painting application.
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