El Corazon de Pan Dulce Test Print(Red 2016)


Melanie Cervantes
13 x 18 inches,
4-Color, Hand pulled, Screenprint, Archival White paper, Printed in my kitchen, San Leandro CA 2016
Test Print, imperfect/flawed
Sold As Is, No Returns

El Corazon (de Pan Dulce) is my first take on the popular Loteria iconography. There are 54 uniquely designed cards in game Loteria. The Mexican game of chance holds a a special place in many my heart because I remember raucous games with 54 being played among family members both in Mexico and the U.S.

I created this piece to support the former owner of Casa Latina-Jose Ruiz's crowdsourced fundraiser, "De Corazon a Corazon", to be given to donors as a special thank you. I tied the theme of the fundraiser "corazon" to pan dulce because of the bakery at Casa Latina.

-White paper with red and fluorescent magenta ink, archival paper