Here’s something a little different from our friend Mercedes Crespo (aka Yema Yema)! Her distinct style is in top form here as she celebrates Carl and Kevin from Up! Make sure to check out her amazing illustrations and t-shirt designs on her website. Read on for more about this artist in her own words.
Name: Mercedes Crespo
I currently live in:
I consider my hometown to be:
My favorite Pixar movie is:
My favorite Pixar character is:
Boo from Monsters, Inc.
Tell us about your piece:
Well, I recently saw Up, and was very moved by it, though it’s not my favorite Pixar film, it’s in my top three. I love Mr. Fredrickson and I wanted to place him in a Yema-type environment. Yema is about chaos and fun colorful creatures, so I wanted to blend both a Pixar character and some yema action. I think it turned out chaotic but still lovely and friendly.
Who or what inspires you?
Other artists, nature, friends, my son – really anything that surrounds me.
Recommend something, anything to our readers:
There are some awesome websites that all of you should see for sure. Huge fan of these people:
Where can we see your work?
I make sweet tees with awesome characters! Which yema are you? Check it out and tell me what you think here.
Thanks for the creative piece, Mercedes!
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