Q+A: Sandra Villabolos

Sandra Villalobos creates fantastical portraits with pops of watercolor paint and refined details in ink and colored pencil.

How would you describe your style?

I would describe my style as stylized human subjects that dip into the world of fantasy. 

What subjects do you enjoy working on?

I would definitely say human (mainly female) subjects, though I am working to diversify my subjects to not only males but animals as well. 

What medium(s) do you work in?

Watercolor always seems to be my go-to medium to work with as a base; afterwards I define and detail with color pencils and refinish the ink lining. 

How has your process evolved?

My process has evolved quite a bit; I used to draw in a tiny little black book that couldn’t take the weight of watercolor. So back in those days I would start with a simple light sketch and end with color pencils (if I even included color at all).

What got you started creating art?

I would say my own introverted-ness got me creating art. Staying inside your room with a love for music really gets the creative juices flowing. 

What artists influence your work?

Artists on social media, especially YouTube and Instagram. I have always sought advice from the YouTuber Mark Crilley and have grown up watching daily vlogs of YouTuber Baylee Jae; both have been such an inspiration to me and have definitely influenced my art.

"Staying inside your room with a love for music really gets the creative juices flowing."

Sandra Villalobos, PatronArt Artist Tweet

Share this story

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on google
Google+
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

Love art?

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter and get exclusive updates, discounts, and tips

PatronArt makes buying art from independent artists easy and risk-free. On every order you can be assured the highest satisfaction and security, while knowing you are supporting an artist’s passion. Here at PatronArt, we make art personal.

Artist resources