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- “I don’t care what I look like, but I feel good. Better than amazing and better than I could. Told the whole world, I’m the venom and the antidote. Take a different type of girl to keep the whole world afloat.”
Self (Better Than Amazing And Better Than I Could)
The Fall Series
24" x 24"
Oil paint and sawdust on panel
This self portrait is inspired by “I Like That” by Janelle Monáe. Throughout the song, Janelle Monáe expresses that she won’t let other people make her feel bad about being herself. After I was dumped and my heart broken, I truly became myself. I started to remember and realize who I was without her. I am unique and sometimes people don’t like my opinions, but they are mine and I won’t let anyone make me feel bad for being myself. I have gained the confidence in myself that Janelle Monáe expresses in this song. I’m “a little crazy, little sexy, little cool, little rough around the edges” but it’s exactly where I belong. And I love it. ...
Thank you for following my journey through my BFA portraits. This is something that took so long to figure out and to talk about and I’m thankful for the love and growth. More to come! ✨
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