Reclaim your passion
I've recently, after three years, reopened my sketch book. I decided I wanted to reclaim my love of artistry. Pencil drawings and portraits used to be my favorite things to do, so I've really been focusing on those. I used to define myself as an artist. I even took a gap year between high school and college to study all things art related. My artist identity began to fade as I entered college. it was a gradual progression of focusing on other things and creating new identities for myself that surrounded my new collegiate interests. I subconsciously thought I would always have art, so it took me a while to realize that I didn't quite have it anymore. Wednesday morning was the first time in three years that I took out my proper shading utensil and sat down with a pencil, my sketchbook, and a photo for inspiration. Here is what transpired:
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