Faking It!

Audrey original hand-drawn illustration progress

I have never studied art. Yep…I am a 100% self taught artist.

I have never studied art under a governing body higher than GCSE level, that is. I am proud to be a self taught artist! For my GCSE art qualification I was required to produce a wide variety of pieces that were to be judged by an examiner.  For each project I had to find a meaning for every brush stroke, explanation for every colour and thought process behind every idea. If i’m honest, I totally faked it!  My focus was more about fulfilling the tick boxes of each module, not about expression, enjoyment or even creativity.

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