Anales de Tepoztlán

"Pegando" - The seeds are glued one by one onto sheets of plywood

Materials Rafael directing Rafael directing
Bottles of glue aned cups of seeds on top of the outlined sheet of plywood Rafael directs and instructs Even in the last minute rush to finish the Portada in time for the holiday, he is a calm and gentle teacher-supervisor


Rafael working Gluing a chinelo
He shows how the different textures should be done Some textures are intricate And some parts are hard to reach


Man on belly gluing
Everyone is welcome to participate The work is absorbing, even meditative It is not as easy as it looks


The last day of work Working at night Working at night
The last day, the pace of work picks up There are more people than ever The last night, people work until dawn