When Esther, a spirited young girl from a small Jewish neighborhood, gets labeled a witch in taunts from her Catholic school classmates, she embraces being one. Despite the further scrutiny it brings to her guarded traditional community, Esther enjoys the mystery and power that comes with being a witch. “Bruja,” an illustrated book, examines themes of tradition and identity through the lens of a girl, and daughter of immigrants, growing up in 1960s Costa Rica. Though a work of fiction, “Bruja” is based in the real setting of downtown San Jose, inspired by myths about the surrounding landscape, and grounded in personal family history.
- Project Roles
- Designer, Illustrator, Writer
- Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Conceptual, Content, Copywriting, Covers, Creative Direction, Design, Editing, Multi-cultural, Painting, Storyboarding, Traditional / Hand-drawn, Type Design, Visual Development
- Books, Illustrations, Interactive Installations
- Project Industries
- Entertainment, Media