When making his creations, Kupíha'ute-Itzpapalotl starts off with a carved piece of wood and applies a layer of pine pitch on it, which acts as an adhesive. Then, one-by-one, he fix glass seed beads to the piece, using a maguey thorn or a pick made of abalone to press them into the pine pitch.
"I use the thorn of maguey or the pick of abalone to have more precision — no matter the time that it takes," explains the artisan.
His particular technique creates complex designs, vibrant, high contrast, creating a unique style, unique, unique and unmistakable. "If you compare my style to style typical of artists Wixaritari will notice that there is no repetition of the same color between the lines, achieving a clearer definition of the designs, and achieving the highest contrast possible and sharpest figures to powerfully impact the viewer unconsciously , thus awakening their own original roots, regardless of their ethnicity "
Kupíha'ute-Itzpapalotl pieces are fraught with symbolism, as their performances have a deep meaning, expressing not only the mythological legends Wixárika people but of all Aboriginal peoples Nawatlán. His art is a unique way to spread the ancestral legacy that lives its ancient memory, is a mirror that reflects likewise originating and ancestral roots of the beholder.
A key aspect of genuine Wixárika Art is the creation of individual designs without a predetermined pattern, without a preconceived idea, so that the unconscious is the source from which emerge the archetypal messages that awaken the original memory of both the artist and viewer.
The original Wixárika Art is a process of continuous transformation that direct the artist and the viewer to become what one is.
Wixárika Art is a mirror, a Nierika or Mandala, where the artist and the viewer come together to awaken, know and enjoy their common roots that identifies them as inhabitants of our Earth.
The particular process of creating the essential Wixárika Art then generates unique works without repetition possible genuine ritual offerings through which our ethnic roots survive enrich our way of life, leading us to fulfill our destiny is to become the ancestors most fertile and generous as possible.