b. 1946, Madrid
López Herrera was born in Madrid. Since a very early age he showed interest in the world of painting, having taken the drawing and painting course of the "Arts and Crafts School (Escuela de Artes y Oficios)" and later at the "Circle of Fine Arts (Circulo de Bellas Artes)" in Madrid.
He began his career in advertising, having produced drawings and illustrations for several publications, magazines and books in various countries.
He also worked in the restoration department of the Prado Museum (Museu del Prado) in Madrid, where he studied and experimented the techniques of the classical painters.
In 1973 studied art in Rome, Florence and Venice, and in 1976 he concluded his studies in London.