Friday , 28 April 2017


5 Fashionable Quotes from Oscar de la Renta (VIDEO)


A tribute to one of my favorite all-time designers, Oscar de la Renta. Some of my favorite ‘de la Renta quotes The Fashion World had lost a Giant but his fashion legacy will live forever. RIP Oscar de la Renta Fashion Illustrations by Carlos Marrero

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Fashion Posters available now from The Marrero Collection


I get so many questions about how much I charge for paintings for home decor. As an illustrator, I don’t do much actual painting, and when I do the price tag is usually more in line with what art collectors would pay at a gallery show. But I do want to make my artwork accessible for my fashionistas at a price point you don’t have to be a collector to afford. To do this, I created a set of Fashion posters –  prints that are perfect for women who love style and glamor and would make a great addition to …

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Haircut Comparison Guide – Illustrations by Carlos Marrero


I said it before, I will say it again, after more than 25 years of being a fashion illustrator, it doesn’t get old to open a national magazine and see your work in print. Last month was LATINA magazine, this month First For Women. This certainly brightened my day. I feel very grateful that I have been able to make a living doing something I love so much. I truly believe that if you follow your bliss, the success will come. And I’m especially thankful to my family and friends who have always supported me in all my endeavors. Here …

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Magnificent Maleficent – Marrero Illustration


Magnificent Maleficent I’m so excited about the Disney movie finally making it to the big screen. Angelina looks stunning and the visual effects are out of this world! Check out my illustration Magnificent Maleficent – paying homage to Disney’s most iconic villain! Per Disney: “Maleficent explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turned her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human …

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1950’s inspired fashion illustrations – Marrero Illustration Inc.


Every once in a while I need to take a break from all the projects that I have been working on and do what makes my heart sing… Illustrate! Today I took the day to work on a couple of 1950’s inspired fashion illustrations. 1950s fashion was a decade of glamour, femininity and haute couture. Featuring tight bodices and flowing or fitted skirts and gorgeous high heels. Love the glamour of the era! (Click on Image to enlarge) What is YOUR favorite fashion decade?  Related Blog Post HERE  

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Marrero Illustrations featured in FIRST for women Magazine


My illustrations are featured on the latest issue of FIRST for women magazine. You, cool + confident with a new cut! 10 face-flattering summer styles, is the name of the editorial spread. I thought it would be nice to share with my readers. which cut do you like most? To see more of my work click —> here Also please hit “LIKE” here and here

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Bridal Illustrations by Carlos Marrero


A while ago I illustrated these Bridal Illustrations for magazines and greeting cards. Thought you might enjoy them… Copyright © Marrero Illustration INC. Copyright © Marrero Illustration INC. Copyright © Marrero Illustration INC.  To see more of my work visit my website Also “Like” me on FaceBook by clicking here. Feel free to leave your comments below. I love hearing from you guys!    

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Fab Illustrated Portraits of ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ witches


Artist Patricio Oliver’s illustrations of the witches of one of my favorite show American Horror Story: Coven I love Patricio Oliver‘s style and interpretation of the main witches, and wanted to share them with you. Fiona Goode Madison Montgomery Nan Marie Laveau Madame Marie Delphine LaLaurie Myrtle Snow Cordelia Foxx Misty Day Queenie Zoe Benson Patricio Oliver / Which one is your favorite illustrated witch?

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I Love Make Up! Illustrations


I thought I’d share these I Love Make Up! Illustrations Copyright © Marrero Illustration INC. Copyright © Marrero Illustration INC.   To see more of my work visit my website Also “Like” me on FaceBook by clicking here.    

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Check out these Disney Princesses by Jirka Väätäinen


I came across another artist that is fascinated with Disney Princesses. Envisioning Disney Characters in “Real Life”  a  personal project of young artist from Finland named Jirka Vinse Jonatan Väätäinen (Mixed Media: Digital Compositing, Photomanipulation & Digital Painting) “I find photos all over the Internet and then combine them in Photoshop,” he says.”I don’t base the characters on only one real person or picture – I pick, mix and blend features. I also do some digital painting, by hand, to make it all come together.” Disney Princesses – Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen   Ariel – The Little Mermaid Princess Aurora …

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