The portrait was inspired by fibromyalgia and other chronic conditions. Even though you’re only being physically hurt in one location, the nervous system reacts with unexpected pains all across the body. I wanted to portray the frustration and confusion that comes along with the constant, unexplainable pain, ranging from pins and needles to bruises and bleeding. I used graphite pencil and watercolor.
The one of the house & trees was an experimental landscape piece for the breadth section of my AP Drawing portfolio. I used a picture that I took in England of an abandoned house that was in the middle of a park, and used pen & ink.