Unformatted text preview: long distances away. I wanted to use earth tone colors like brown, green, and orange to capture the sense of outdoors in plain fields. The other side of the painting is the night life of New York City in which Cesar and the Mambo Kings are accustomed. The Mambo Kings are scheduled to play at a local night club and right below is a newspaper headline that reads: BALLROOM ROBBER DIES IN POOL OF BLOOD; this is what happened at the end of the story. I also put a Cuban flag in the upper left hand corner to add cultural significance to the drawing. I used acrylic paint and oil pastels in my illustration because I wanted to use more than just one texture. The two sides of the art work tie in to the Mambo Kings because they are relevant to their familial culture and historical musical talents as well....
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- Fall '08
- The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, Mambo Kings