“I’m sorry, you still repulse me” by Chrissy Velveteen

“I know what they say about me” by Chrissy Velveteen

“Stone Cold Fox” by Chrissy Velveteen

More from life drawing classes :3

TASK 5 - Self Portrait
Draw yourself. Now draw yourself again. Draw yourself using materials that limit your control. Use ink, pastels, collage; torn and cut. Create and recreate yourself as many times and in as many different ways as you can.

After blotting my lipstick one day, I left a load of these little sheets of toilet paper with lips on my desk. They looked so funny I could help but draw faces on them!

TASK 13 - Comic
Make a photo comic of something that has happened this week. It can be about something funny, weird, awkward, emotional or none of these things. Just as long as it feels significant to you.
Gather up any old toys, figurines, old Christmas decorations and picture books you may still have and assign different objects to represent yourself and any other characters. Make sets or backdrops if you like.
Photograph your characters from different angles then arrange your images into panels, adding speech or narrative.

TASK 13 - Comic
Make a photo comic of something that has happened this week. It can be about something funny, weird, awkward, emotional or none of these things. Just as long as it feels significant to you.
Gather up any old toys, figurines, old Christmas decorations and picture books you may still have and assign different objects to represent yourself and any other characters. Make sets or backdrops if you like.
Photograph your characters from different angles then arrange your images into panels, adding speech or narrative.

I guess this depicts what I would like to happen more when I’m low, and Ryan asks me what’s wrong.

I’ve been going to life drawing classes lately, so may be posting some of my sketches from there over the next few months :3

TASK 6 - Masks
Make a mask of yourself. It can be a mask you find yourself using day-to-day, or one of a specific emotion. Your mask can be a monster, or a representation of who you feel you really are or would like to be.


This is my “Depression” mask. Very cliche, but depression, unfortunately, has been a big part of my life, and finding ways to express or explain it feels very important to me.
I suppose, this is a bit of a caricature of myself, when I get very low for a while.
Everything feels stark, I can’t sleep, I can’t seem to summon the energy to put on make-up, wash my hair or even smile. The only things on my mind are the replaying of just about every negative comment I can remember, that people have said to me and justifying to myself as to why they must have been right.

TASK 6 - Masks
Make a mask of yourself. It can be a mask you find yourself using day-to-day, or one of a specific emotion. Your mask can be a monster, or a representation of who you feel you really are or would like to be.


This is a mask my wonderful little niece Ella did for me, and I absolutely adore it! I think she is a little unsure of whatever meaning might be behind it, but to me it encapsulates a certain part of childhood, full of cute naivety, bright colours and love.