15 Mar 2023
It is interesting to see the detail that Mauricio puts on his slate work. He spends hours perfecting one area on the piece he is working on. You could almost call it doodling but that would suggest that he doesn't really know what he's doing. Actually, he really does have a clear picture in mind and his focus matches that.
Here you will see some examples of the detail I am talking about. Bear in mind, all this is etched with the aid of an angle grinder onto the slate; no easy feat, you can imagine. The care that needs to be taken in order to keep the piece from breaking, not to mention accuracy. But he seems to have all this in order