A Colombian Chiva :)

Have you ever seen a Colombian “Chiva”? These super colorful & rustic buses were once commonly used in Colombia for rural transportation, they carried people, livestock and merchandise. However they are now known as a symbol of the Colombian culture and little by little they are being replaced by newer, faster and safer methods of transportation.

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Their typical colors are the yellow, blue and red stripes of the Colombian Flag. Like an artist canvas, they can be decorated with swirls and intricate designs. Last year I was challenged to make a special one for a dear client. Little did she know I would make her as the driver! :)
This was a very fun project, full of little details and color! Here are a few pictures of the process:
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 One of the things I love about Latin America and the Caribbean are the colors that talk about the rhythms of the countries, their wonderful people and personalities! 
Happy Weekend!!!
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  1. Jose February 3, 2012 # | Reply

    Adriana que buena quedó la secuencia del ‘como se hizo’, excelente, felicitaciones!!!

  2. Adriana (ClayCatShop) February 5, 2012 # | Reply

    Gracias Jose! :) Me alegra mucho que te haya gustado! ;) Abrazos!

  3. Lorena Angulo February 5, 2012 # | Reply

    Esta Hermosa !!
    Te quedo muy bien, los colores son exactamente como los ves el las Chivas.

  4. Adriana (ClayCatShop) February 6, 2012 # | Reply

    Mil Gracias Lorena! :) La verdad que disfrute mucho haciendola, fue un proyecto super divertido! :)

  5. Lela Laeger February 16, 2013 # | Reply

    Hi! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a collection of volunteers and
    starting a new project in a community in the same niche.
    Your blog provided us useful information to work on.
    You have done a marvellous job!

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