Alebrije lizard, studio of Zeny Fuentes & Reyna, San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca, Mexico

Alebrije lizard, studio of Zeny Fuentes & Reyna, San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca, Mexico

Alebrije art from Jacobo and Maria's shop San Martin Tilcajete, Oaxaca, Mexico....extremely talented artists

Alebrije art from Jacobo and Maria's shop San Martin Tilcajete, Oaxaca, Mexico.

The Linares family in Mexico City (on the picture, Felipe Linares) is one of the the best known practitioners of a craft known as “cartonería” or the use of papier-mâché to create hard sculptured objects. They have an international reputation for the creation of forms such as skeletons, skulls, Judas figures and fantastical creatures called “alebrijes”.

artisanos-de-michoacan: “ The Linares family in Mexico City (on the picture, Felipe Linares) is one of the the best known practitioners of a craft known as “cartonería” or the use of papier-mâché to.

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Alebrijes (Spanish pronunciation: [aleˈβɾixes]) are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures

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