Life Drawing XVIII 

I've been doing some rough life drawing this morning, and decided to work with contrasts. Here is what I've done.

Life Drawing – xiv

A drawing of Helen, I decided to practice my life drawing while initially wanting to practice painting skin tones. In my first piece of this project I was painting skin tones with only three colours: - a base tone - a highlight - a shadow. However, I have found using four is more effective. Using … Continue reading Life Drawing – xiv

Body Positivity, Feminism, Queerness

“I’m Queer, I’m Crazy I’m an Artist, I’m a Writer, I’m a Feminist, and I’m not Female.” #SimplyNonBinary #PrettyGay #LGBTRights #GenderEquality #MentalHealth #FightTheStigma #Art #artanddesign #Illustration #LGBT #MentalIllness #Feminism #Equality #BodyPositivity #LoveYourself #BeYourself #Crazy #Weird #Support #LLLRanting

Body Positivity – vi

I decided to point at myself for this one. On this image you will see white lines and red lines. These are two things that, when a person has them, they end up feeling rather self-conscious. The white lines are #StretchMarks and the red lines are #Scars. I was made to feel self-consious because of … Continue reading Body Positivity – vi

Body Positivity – v

Some women can grow a beard, I am an example of such. And do you know what? It’s fine! It’s perfectly normal! I have hair on my legs and arms, I can grow a beard and a mustache, and I’m fine with it! If you can’t be bothered to shave, don’t worry about it. If … Continue reading Body Positivity – v

Body Positivity – iv

“If you’re over 200 pounds you shouldn’t wear…” If you’re over 200 pounds, you can wear whatever you like! You’re over 200 pounds and wanna wear short shorts? You go do that! No one has the right to tell you what you can and cannot wear! So don’t let them! Be comfy in your own … Continue reading Body Positivity – iv

Body Positivity – iii

And here she is! The final piece! So, the reason I’ve dressed her the way that I have is for two reasons: 1. Its a flattering garment for her body, which it is for most women in the world but not all have the confidence to wear it due to our body shaming society. And … Continue reading Body Positivity – iii

Body Positivity – ii

The final version will be uploaded shortly! Here is what happens when I want to draw an afro - I end up drawing a full human. The shading is pretty good for me, I love the bodysuit she’s wearing. Also, there is a reason for that! I’ll put it on the final version 🙂 Have … Continue reading Body Positivity – ii