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This is a self portrait I did for part of my exam/coursework :-) It didn’t take very long as I was just trying to get an idea down onto paper, and I’m not sure how to feel about the photoshop work I’ve done but it’s all just practice and experimenting!
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acrylics, I did this fairly quickly
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inspired by Marco Mazzoni

coloured + HB pencil, biros and a sharpie
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I finally finished this piece! I ended up using fewer eyes than I planned to because I felt it was going to look too cluttered in the end. I’m not really happy with how this turned out because it looks nothing like how I imagined it in my head, but then I decided I don’t care about making ‘pretty’ art just now. I’m trying to show how I feel self conscious about just being around groups of people; they see every tiny awkward thing I do wrong, they’re looking because I’m stupid or disgusting, how I feel constantly nervous and embarrassed almost every day. I’m not happy with this piece but I just wanted to create it to justify how I feel

Black acrylic, white charcoal, coloured pencils on white bristol board on grey/green board. HB pencil for the eyes
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A quick little acrylic painting, rushed and smudgey in places, but it was fun to do!
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I've wanted to draw something like this for a while
It was fun but a nightmare to edit (couldn't get a good photo of it)
HB and coloured pencil
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A little experiment with pencil, watercolour and collage for my coursework
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Inspired by the Edward Thomas poem:
It seems I have no tears left. They should have fallen--
Their ghosts, if tears have ghosts, did fall that day

23.4 x 16.5
coloured + HB pencil

Facebook: facebook.com/katepowellart
Print: society6.com/KatePowell/Tears-...
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This was a commission :-) I enjoyed doing it. BUTTERFLIES AGAIN!
Hb pencil, coloured pencil and a little bit of watercolour :-)
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A painting which I’ve been working on for 2 months
“Last Flowers”
Acrylic on card
33.1 x 23.4 in
Photo credit: Natasha Wong

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