Las Cerezas

Las Cerezas

  • Paper Size 16" x 20" / 40.6cm x 50.8cm

  • Drawn on 100% cotton paper

  • Prismacolor Premier and Caran d'Ache pencils

  • Artwork signed on both front & back, and shipped with a Certificate of Authenticity

  • Will be shipped with a custom archival mat board, ready to frame

  • Each piece is one of one, completely unique, and never to be reproduced 

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  • Standard shipping is complementary within the U.S. (please contact for other shipping options or questions regarding international shipping)

    *Please note that while all Natalie Dark Art colored pencil drawings are sealed with fixative, it is advised that pieces be framed with a protective barrier, such as glass or acrylic. If you have any doubts, questions, or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out via email (, or using the contact page.

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Las Cerezas is full of passion and momentum. It is bold and unapologetic. There is a sense of defiance and stubborness to this piece that I can’t get enough of. I was tired of trying to hide who I was, and this was the piece where I consciously made an effort to
communicate who I am to the world.

This piece began with a much lighter background, something that is not easily covered up with my medium of choice. I believe the amount of effort it took to get the background to be as dark as possible is clearly evident in the piece, and leaves the viewer with a sense of courage and determination. There are areas where the lighter under layer is peaking through the dark overcoat.

When I look at Las Cerezas I see so many things, but the two that are most salient to me are (1) that transitions are when "we grow “thick skin” to help us protect our insecurities and emotions, and (2) there is no such thing as “too late” to be who you want to be.

For more information on Las Cerezas and The Camino Oscuro Collection, please visit the Camino Oscuro blog post by clicking HERE.