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Adelita by GENZOMAN Adelita by GENZOMAN
Hi there guys :) i found a DVD with some commissions I done related to mexican revolution for a TCG, so, May 5th is near to the corner, so there will be some mexican stories for this week :)

Let´s wikiattack

"La Adelita" is one of the most famous corridos (folk songs) to come out of the Mexican Revolution. It is the story of a young woman in love with a sergeant who travels with him and his regiment.

The song is supposed to be based on a real-life character, the identity of whom, however, has not been yet established beyond doubt. Some claim her real name was Altagracia Martinez, also known as Marieta Martinez, while others maintain she was, in fact, Adela Velarde, who actually took part in military action in the capacity of nurse, not out of infatuation with a sergeant, as a popular myth goes.[1]

"La Adelita" came to be an archetype of a woman warrior in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. An Adelita was a soldadera, or woman soldier, who not only cooked and cared for the wounded but also actually fought in battles against Mexican government forces. In time the word adelita was used for all the soldaderas, who became a vital force in the revolutionary war efforts.

The term La Adelita has since come to signify a woman of strength and courage.

Hope you like it!
PSCS/Bamboo/6hours/Music: La Adelita

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SilverAlchemist09 Featured By Owner 5 days ago
wow, she looks so awesome, god job buddy!
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o0chan0o Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
En lo alto de una bruta serranía 
acampado se encontraba un regimiento 
y una mosa que valiente lo seguia 
locamente enamorada del sargento 

popular entre la tropa era adelita 
la mujer que el sargento idolatraba 
por que a mas de ser valiente era bonita 
y hasta el mismo coronel la respetaba 

y se oia... 
que decia... 
aquel que tanto la queria... 

y si adelita se fura con otro 
la seguria por tierra y por mar 
si por mar en un buque de guerra 
si por tierra en tren melitar 




Hermosa imagen, de todas, sin lugar a dudas, mi favorita. Mi bisabuelo lucho al lado de Zapata, aun tenemos una carta de agradecimiento a todos sus soldados que pelearon con el con su firma. Mi bisabuela siguio a mi abuelo como su buena soldadera que fue, una vez terminada la revolucion regresaron a casa a terminar de criar a sus hijos, estoy segura que estas imagenes le hubieran gustado.
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xXCamper61Xx Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student General Artist
Is She Pregnant
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AmandaFerguson070707 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful painting! I'm going to have to look up that song later!
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Cosmicmoonshine Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Could you make one for el cascabel and de colores?
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Mitia-Arcturus Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
Very beautiful...:heart:...!!!
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Dewani90 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, i have a lot of those cards... Mitos y Legendas isn't it?, the guy in the comic store i go sometimes stocked on them, but everyone who bought a package was dissapointed they didn't came in english, I didn't care and bought them anyway... the art is awesome, even if i barely know how to play (it's easier than those rulebooks magic the gathering shove down your troat) and i made a Mercenary deck (where even the gold counted as mercenary and some characters gained atk-def power with each mercenary card in play), i don't have anyone to play with tough, so i just collect them, and you are one of my favorite artists from those cards Genzo... thanks a lot for ilustrating for such a nice game
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oslec357 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Student Photographer
nice!
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Silverpaparazzo Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012  Student Photographer
Definitivamente una de mis ilustraciones favoritas, aunque su piel no sea morena xD
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Rabling-Arts Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
Viva México. :D
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