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This is a self portrait, a feminist piece about accepting ones self - every hair, every quirk, every strange thought - and succeeding not despite those things, but because of them.
You are beautiful and unusual and messed up and perfect, and you will do what you want to do and achieve what you want to achieve.
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a On Redbubble, this artwork is flagged as Mature Content.
Version 1 
My main goal in this artwork was to really hone in on the artistic qualities that made my artistic idol, Fukari, so interesting to me. Her linework would have the thick-to-thin variation due to often being inked with a brush pen. Her handling of anatomy was simple, but still present. Shading done by one-directional hatching. And a focus on female forms.
I juxtaposed these elements with my own artistry. That included digital inking, using the Procreate app. Stark, vibrant colours. And very personal subject matter: me, nude!
As an artist, I feel like any time I draw something the least bit personal, it is a bit like letting yourself be nude in public. You're giving people permission and power to see, scrutinize, and criticize you. How much are we willing to bear ourselves for the sake of art? How can I leverage the exposure to my advantage?
In adapting this artwork for Redbubble, I experimented with a 70s retro colour scheme, and turning the artwork into a pattern by repeating and rotating the figure 4 times in a circle.