Creative

Thoughts, processes and other interesting things that come from working as a designer and artist.

Alimentando America – Díptica

Alimentando America – Díptica

This is a diptych painting set I began in the fall of 2020 and finally finished in Q1 of 2022. The central characters of the pieces are focused on Latino…

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2560 1396 Cristóbal Almanza
Light of the Guardian [Painting Process]

Light of the Guardian [Painting Process]

The Process The Painting “Behold, I send an angel before you, to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place which I have prepared” Exodus 23:20 Luz del Guardian…

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1920 2560 Cristóbal Almanza
Painting of the Martyr, S. Óscar Romero

Painting of the Martyr, S. Óscar Romero

11x14 Oil on Panel Original by Cristóbal Almanza Symbols of the Painting Archbishop Romero with Pope Paul VI The Office of Bishop He is wearing a traditional black bishop’s cassock…

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1571 1571 Cristóbal Almanza
El Baile de Mis Papás, José y Carlota

El Baile de Mis Papás, José y Carlota

Symbols This is a scene that does not exist as it is painted, but it is full of symbols and elements of scenes from real life. Their appearance is a…

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2560 1707 Cristóbal Almanza
You Have Seen the Father Painting

You Have Seen the Father Painting

Has Visto al Padre (You Have Seen the Father) 48x36 inches oil on canvas painting. I had the first idea for this painting back in June 2016 when going to…

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2560 2047 Cristóbal Almanza
Saint William [Painting]

Saint William [Painting]

My parish has an obscure saint as its patron - Saint William of Montevirgine (or Vercelli). He is often confused for other saints like St. Francis because of some of…

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1000 667 Cristóbal Almanza
Austin DCYC 2017 – SANCTUS

Austin DCYC 2017 – SANCTUS

The Diocese of Austin holds a yearly event known as the Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference for teens, and I was contracted to create the visual marketing materials for the theme…

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466 466 Cristóbal Almanza
Sanctus Mural Panels [Painting and Explanation]

Sanctus Mural Panels [Painting and Explanation]

In January 2016, I debuted a large 48x48 painting that was enlarged to 16x16' for the Mass setting of the Austin DCYC (Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference) held in Waco, Texas…

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1200 800 Cristóbal Almanza
The Four Evangelist [Painting Series]

The Four Evangelist [Painting Series]

In 2015, I painted and

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2640 1520 Cristóbal Almanza

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