Raquel was born in Avila, with her twin sister Shae. After spending a few years in Edinburgh, she came back to Spain to study illustrations. She works in a variety of mediums exploring different styles, producing illustrations, animations, and comics. Some of her illustrations conjure a sense of melancholy and poetry.
In 2006 she started illustrating professionally working for magazines such as Elle, Ragazza, Yo Donna, Chow and Quo.