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Not Just for the BBQ: 7 Beauty Uses For Charcoal

Charcoal has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. In Ancient Egypt it was used to cure a number of ailments such as digestive disorders, bee stings, skin rashes and was even ingested to counteract the effects of poisonous animal bites. 612 more words

Beauty From Within

Zora, Zora, Zora the Explorer...

I spent all day starting this new portrait… But this was as far as I got. Loving it so far, myself. It’s my first time drawing a kitty for someone! :)


Beseeching Hands I

Work has started on my 3rd sketch in the series “Poverty, Privation, Pain and Suffering”.

Size: 8.2″ X 11.7″
Media: Willow charcoal
Paper: Derwent, 200 gsm, acid free… 29 more words


gallery ELL : Figur|e|ation

I’m very happy that some of my work is  included in galleryELL,  online group  exhibition!

20 April – 05 July 2015
Curated by John  Ros… 13 more words

uh, okay

Only 4 classes left in this semester and the teachers have given doozies of final projects. Two out of three due require a representation of my face. 312 more words


Love-Hate Portraits

Self-portraits and I have a love-hate relationship.  Not nearly narcissistic enough to thoroughly enjoy staring at myself for two hours, there is something quite unsettling about the slow, agonizing process of analyzing one’s own face.   73 more words