Living in Honduras and Guatemala is sometimes hard, mostly fun but never boring. Here some of my musings on life in this colourful part of the world where you can always expect the unexpected. Hence Serendipity, the gift of finding without seeking…


My work is for sale!
Besides my free-style work, I mostly work on commission, painting portraits of dogs, cats, horses and even humans sometimes! Personal portraits for affordable prices. Reliable shipping from my homebased in Spain to basically everywhere. Please contact me at for more information!

Below some of my products and services. Personalized products available. The items will be shipped from Spain.  
Hand painted wooden boxes (available)

Hand painted wooden boxes (available)

Hand painted wooden boxes (available)

Furniture and picture frames (sold)

For more information, please contact me at carinsteen at

At Luminosa Art Studio I offered for four years in a row art (history) workshops for adult, a course I'm likely to repeat in Llanes, Spain in the fall of 2019. Private art workshops in Antigua can be arranged for late January/March 2020.