Born in Madrid, Spain (1951) Carlos Blanco moved with his parents to Venezuela at an early age. His vocation towards art led him to be interested in painting and dramaturgy. In 1968 he studied at the Escuela de Artes Visuales Cristóbal Rojas, in Caracas, prior to other approaches to cartoons and classical painting. In 1970 he held a scenography workshop at the Teatro Municipal de Caracas, and the following year he obtained a scholarship awarded by the Ateneo de Caracas, to study Dramatic Art, mention Scenography, at the Instituto de Teatro de la Universidad de Chile. In this way, guided by the restless spirit of youth, he traveled through several Latin American countries, including Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia, always with painting as an activity present in his life dynamics.omo, Jesús Mendoza and Antonio Lazo, among other artists of outstanding presence in the Venezuelan plastic stage of those years. Besides his formal studies, he attended the Free Drawing and Painting Workshop at the Escuela de Artes Visuales Cristóbal Rojas, also in Caracas.