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When I was a young girl, my mother owned a dance studio. This, of course, was before she went for her ...
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When I was a young girl, my mother owned a dance studio. This, of course, was before she went for her masters in divinity and theology. Still—some of my fondest memories in my childhood are from seeing my mother embrace this intimate, creative side of her. This, in turn, definitely nurtured ... When I was a young girl, my mother owned a dance studio. This, of course, was before she went for her masters in divinity and theology. Still—some of my fondest memories in my childhood are from seeing my mother embrace this intimate, creative side of her. This, in turn, definitely nurtured my love of music and art. Not many people know about my mother’s passion of dance—or mine. After a tragic horseback riding accident, my mother couldn’t dance anymore—this crushed her. As for me, my mom’s accident, coupled with my traumatic adolescence of asthma, steroids, and constant bullying, led to a life inside the pages of books. My mother’s private library was my haven, while other kids got to embrace socialization and outdoor activities. Luckily, for my mother, she turned to her devotion and found a new love and occupation. I think my mother’s physical struggle, as well as my mental one, taught me how to be brave and open to new avenues. When she went back to college, shortly after her accident, she taught me that age is irrelevant and dedication is key. It’s that mindset that I truly believe has carried me through my hardest times. And that’s not excluding being a first-time parent. It’s funny how having your own child can often make you want to turn back to things you once loved. And, how having a child can make you so appreciative of things that you never recognized you should be thankful for. I had to laugh when my friend working the gym desk was wondering about the large THUDS from upstairs. “Oh, that was me, falling on my face. I’m trying to NOT trip up stairs and get my flexibility back after the baby. I hope you laughed when you heard me—because I did.” Sally is a tough cookie in her senior year at college, going for the state police, so naturally I took it as a compliment when she said, “That’s awesome you can just laugh at yourself. I love that. How did you get that way?” “Listen,” I chortled, “after a room of people see you shoot a baby out of your vagina... you stop caring. You suddenly get the mindset you are a warrior.” She laughed. “You can skip the baby part though—we’re all warriors.” She smiled, and nodded. #women #warriors
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Some people will only love you as long as you fit in their box. Don’t be afraid to disappoint. Put Me ...
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Some people will only love you as long as you fit in their box. Don’t be afraid to disappoint. Put Me in a box. @davidzhsu “ Wholeness in #Prosthesis ” series. 🏼 . Y’all ask a lot, here’s where my ️ lies on wearing my #prosthetic ... the concept that we may conform to be whole again, for aesthetic/cosmetic ... Some people will only love you as long as you fit in their box. Don’t be afraid to disappoint. Put Me in a box. 📷 @davidzhsu “ Wholeness in #Prosthesis ” series. 🙏🏼 .
Y’all ask a lot, here’s where my ❤️ lies on wearing my #prosthetic ... the concept that we may conform to be whole again, for aesthetic/cosmetic purposes. If you’re up for it 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼📖💕🦋🤪 .
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. “Am I not whole with ONE hand ? I am beyond grateful for my #prosthetic provided by so many in the early stages after my accident. For me, I immediately had an acceptance for the Woman I was to become🧐There was a part of me that felt as if wearing my prosthetic was a projection for others; to conform to be “normal” again. “But what defines normalcy?” I’d say. This became my new normal! It's conflicting as 2 hands vs. one may alleviate stares, glares and the inevitable whispers, "what happened to her?" I then realized those feelings of being an outcast or even topic of conversation were bothersome but not something I'd ever try to mask. Learning to be COMFORTABLE IN YOUR OWN SKIN is something I try to encourage on a daily!!!! A prosthetic has proved to be unauthentic to who I’ve become bc by God's grace, I am capable ENOUGH, my way, with one hand. Unfortunately SO many are NOT and I 💯 support the incredible technologies for functionality! I am forever grateful for my prosthetic hand, made possible by fundraising. I wear it to auditions and filming if needed, but I can’t support masking who I truly am and don’t wear it on a daily. My prosthetic is a piece of art that can enhance my natural abilities but it is not there to replace who I am.
It’s difficult in an image-obsessed beauty culture for any woman—let alone a woman who is an #amputee —to feel confident in her own skin. One thing I stay true to is that I will never conform or send the message that only with a prosthetic I'm whole again, or that with a prosthetic you can be loved, cherished and beautiful. Because who you are, just as you are, is who the world needs.” ~ #thisisME #believeandbecome xx
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Today was the first day I was “officially” able to use my arm again playing drums since my accident ...
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Today was the first day I was “officially” able to use my arm again playing drums since my accident 6 weeks ago. I can feel extreme limitations with what I can and can’t play, because it’s still healing, as well as other repercussions of not playing with both hands, but oh was it so fun and good ... Today was the first day I was “officially” able to use my arm again playing drums since my accident 6 weeks ago. I can feel extreme limitations with what I can and can’t play, because it’s still healing, as well as other repercussions of not playing with both hands, but oh was it so fun and good to be back to two hands. Plus, I got to be with my favorite people doing what I love.
When life throws you its limitations and challenges, all you do is step back, take a look at it, and march right forward without looking back.
He’s a shot my nerdy self nabbed during our interview and studio session at @wtburadio at @bostonu . -> @bperformer .
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#inspiration #motivation #strength #inspire #inspired #drums #drummer #music #radio #biancamuniz #family #drumming #latergram #boston #newyork #song #play #creative #art #photo #photography #night #life
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Abrielle Reign<span class="emoji emoji2764"></span>️<span class="emoji emoji1f618"></span> Rules For My Daughter: 1. Text your mom every day. 2. Don't wear holey underwear ...
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Abrielle Reign Rules For My Daughter: 1. Text your mom every day. 2. Don't wear holey underwear in case you're in an accident and they cut your clothes off. 3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need. 4. Put butter on your biscuit, and twice as much when you miss me. 5. It’s ... Abrielle Reign❤️😘
Rules For My Daughter:

1. Text your mom every day.
2. Don't wear holey underwear in case you're in an accident and they cut your clothes off.
3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need.
4. Put butter on your biscuit, and twice as much when you miss me.
5. It’s okay to cry when you’re hurt. It’s also okay to smash things; but, wash your face, clean your mess, and get up off the floor when you’re done. You don’t belong down there.
6. If you’re going to curse, be clever. If you’re going to curse in public, know your audience.
7. Seek out the people and places that resonate with your soul.
8. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.
9. 5-second rule. It’s just dirt. There are worse things in a fast food cheeseburger.
10. Happiness is not a permanent state. Wholeness is. Don’t confuse these.
11. If you’re staying more than one night, unpack your bag.
12. Never walk through an alley.
13. Be less sugar, more spice, and only as nice as you’re able to without compromising yourself.
14. Can’t is a cop-out.
15. Hold your heroes to a high standard. Be your own hero.
16. If you can’t smile with your eyes, don’t smile. Insincerity is nothing to aspire to.
17. Never lie to yourself.
18. Your body, your rules.
19. If you have an opinion, you better know why.
20. Practice your passions.
21. Ask for what you want. The worse thing they can say is no.
22. Wish on stars and dandelions, then get to work to make them happen.
23. Don’t skimp on good sheets.
24. Fall in love often. Particularly with ideas, art, music, literature, food and far-off places.
25. Fall forever in love with Jesus.
26. Say Please, Thank You, and Pardon Me, whenever the situation warrants it.
27. Reserve I’m sorry for when you truly are.
28. Naps are for grown-ups, too.
29. Question everything except your own intuition.
30. You have enough. You are enough.
31. You are amazing! Don't let anyone ever make you feel you are not. If someone does..walk away. You deserve better.
32. No matter where you are, you can always go home.
33. Be happy, say your prayers and remember your roots.
34. Say what you mean and mean what you say.
35. No one will ever love you more than I do.
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Yesterday both my babies passed away in a tragic car accident. . I miss them with all my heart . I wish ...
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Yesterday both my babies passed away in a tragic car accident. . I miss them with all my heart . I wish it was me every second my house is no longer a home Daymon was just shy of turning 2 and paul had recently turned 7 . My heart aches . #batman #hulk #love #interracial #hair #makeup #art #skate ... Yesterday both my babies passed away in a tragic car accident. . I miss them with all my heart .
I wish it was me every second my house is no longer a home
Daymon was just shy of turning 2 and paul had recently turned 7 .
My heart aches .
#batman #hulk #love #interracial #hair #makeup #art #skate #skateboard #tattoo #tattedwoman #rap #rnb #hiphop
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One life. Your decision. Collaborative piece between Alfie Robles and @helloyinduan . Growing ...
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One life. Your decision. Collaborative piece between Alfie Robles and @helloyinduan . Growing up in a conservative cultural environment, I had let other voices interfered my mind what my life should be. And I wasn’t happy. In my early twenties, I lived in a city that I always felt miserable. ... One life. Your decision.
Collaborative piece between Alfie Robles and @helloyinduan
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Growing up in a conservative cultural environment, I had let other voices interfered my mind what my life should be. And I wasn’t happy. In my early twenties, I lived in a city that I always felt miserable. A brutal accident led me to the darkest mental state and I knew I needed to get out. So I moved as soon as my injury allowed, to a city I love. Two years later, I broke up with my ex where the relationship was no longer working. I feel that I finally broke free the ‘conservative cage’ and I feel so good. I know much better about myself and look forward to the unknown future. I learned that we only live one life and the only person is going to walk you to the end is yourself hence do you. Figure yourself out and enjoy the process.
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#spiritual #bestoftheday #art #illustration #drawing #stayabstract #instaabstract #drawingoftheday #instaartist #abstract #abstracto #abstractporn #abstractors_anonymous #instaabstract #followart #creativeabstract #artinfo #modernart #auguest #collab #collaboration #abstractartists #digitalartworks #artwork #artinfo #modernart #sharelove #learnlife #lifstories #sharelove #learnlife #lifestories #sharelove #learnlife #lifestories
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Here's a cheesy ass pic from the last time I did my makeup- yes I was lazy with the brows here just put ...
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Here's a cheesy ass pic from the last time I did my makeup- yes I was lazy with the brows here just put on some quick unblended powder April 13th. (Two days before i got my brows done) After my accident I had an appointment to get my brows microbladed with @browsquiat & couldn't miss that! So while ... Here's a cheesy ass pic from the last time I did my makeup- yes I was lazy with the brows here just put on some quick unblended powder😂 April 13th. (Two days before i got my brows done) After my accident I had an appointment to get my brows microbladed with @browsquiat & couldn't miss that! So while they are healing you can't wet them for 7 days; it's a small sacrifice to pay for brows by being slightly inconvenienced when you shower not getting your face wet- I've learned some tricks, so I can share those too, like VISORS in the shower work great, so do OLD motocross eye goggles with paper towels around the edges LOL. anyways, I decided to be completely makeup free so I wouldn't be tempted to touch my brows while healing! They are completely healed now so that means tomorrow it's game on! I have missed make up and I just wanna be a sparkly rainbow glitter crayola box 😂😂👌 (actually that sounds like a fknfantastic paint idea or a great face makeup) so I've received dm's from a few ppl who want to know when I'm going to post some art, and it's coming guys it really is👌 and to those of you who message me everyday and always show me mad love, y'all are the best!💋💖⚡ also kudos to those of you who actually read my long ass captions- the real MVPs- and do you guys have any requests for looks, and if so what style or idea do you wanna see? Hmu in the comments (kinda highly doubt it bc most of you won't read the fkn caption anyways 😂😂)
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I am a type 2 on the enneagram chart, which means I’m a helper and a giver, but it also means that I struggle ...
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I am a type 2 on the enneagram chart, which means I’m a helper and a giver, but it also means that I struggle with accepting the help and love others have been so willing to give to me lately with our little girls’ soon arrival! So when this lovely lady offered to help me nest this weekend I put down ... I am a type 2 on the enneagram chart, which means I’m a helper and a giver, but it also means that I struggle with accepting the help and love others have been so willing to give to me lately with our little girls’ soon arrival! So when this lovely lady offered to help me nest this weekend I put down my walls of control and wanting to do it all myself and was so rewarded for it! Spending an afternoon in greenhouses, antique malls, and picking up all the last minute nursery necessities was so wonderful when it’s done with such a thoughtful friend by your side. Learning to let go of control is such an important part of the process of becoming a parent and thankfully my friends are teaching me the art form of it already with their kindness and love they are so willing to give me! .
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Also you should check out the shot @cordeliaann posted and note the total twinning me and her did on accident here! Jeans, chucks, grey sweaters, brown leather bags! And stealing shots of each other from behind in this magical, sunny, sweet smelling greenhouse ☺️ so funny!
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#becomingmama #crazyplantlady #momentswithsunday #beherenow #weekendmode #lettinggo
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Rules For My Daughters 1. Make your bed every day; even if it's right before you get in it. 2. Don't ...
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Rules For My Daughters 1. Make your bed every day; even if it's right before you get in it. 2. Don't wear holey underwear in case you're in an accident and they cut your clothes off. 3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need. 4. Try to answer my calls as I don’t know how to adjust to ... Rules For My Daughters
1. Make your bed every day; even if it's right before you get in it.
2. Don't wear holey underwear in case you're in an accident and they cut your clothes off.
3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need.
4. Try to answer my calls as I don’t know how to adjust to not having you home .
5. It’s okay to cry when you’re hurt. It’s also okay to smash things; but, wash your face, clean your mess, and get up off the floor when you’re done. You don’t belong down there.
6. If you’re going to curse, be clever. If you’re going to curse in public, know your audience.
7. Seek out the people and places that resonate with your soul.
8. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.
9. 5-second rule. It’s just dirt. There are worse things in a fast food cheeseburger.
10. Happiness is not a permanent state. Wholeness is. Don’t confuse these.
11. If you’re staying more than one night, unpack your bag.
12. Never walk through an alley.
13. Be less sugar, more spice, and only as nice as you’re able to without compromising yourself.
14. Can’t is a cop-out.
15. Hold your heroes to a high standard. Be your own hero.
16. If you can’t smile with your eyes, don’t smile. Insincerity is nothing to aspire to.
17. Never lie to yourself.
18. Your body, your rules.
19. If you have an opinion, you better know why.
20. Practice your passions.
21. Ask for what you want. The worse thing they can say is no.
22. Wish on stars and dandelions, then get to work to make them happen.
23. Don’t skimp on good sheets.
24. Fall in love often. Particularly with ideas, art, music, literature, food and far-off places.
25. Fall hard and forever in love with yourself.
26. Say Please, Thank You, and Pardon Me, whenever the situation warrants it.
27. Reserve I’m sorry for when you truly are.
28. Naps are for grown-ups, too.
29. Question everything except your own intuition.
30. You have enough. You are enough.
31. You are amazing! Don't let anyone ever make you feel you are not. If someone does....walk away. You deserve better.
32. No matter where you are, you can always go home.
33. Be happy and find the good. It’s there somewhere.
34. Say what you mean and mean what you say.
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<span class="emoji emoji1f452"></span> T R I C I A 🧜‍♀️ #RP @itstriciadanielibaby ・・・ Retiring at my age ???!!! may sound crazy, but after ...
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T R I C I A 🧜‍♀️ #RP @itstriciadanielibaby ・・・ Retiring at my age ???!!! may sound crazy, but after all I’ve been through.... its perfect. Before my car accident, I just wanted to be wildly successful at something. Now I’ve realized that I’m already happy. I no longer care about being on the ... 👒 T R I C I A 🧜‍♀️ #RP @itstriciadanielibaby
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Retiring at my age ???!!! may sound crazy, but after all I’ve been through.... its perfect. Before my car accident, I just wanted to be wildly successful at something. Now I’ve realized that I’m already happy. I no longer care about being on the radio, going on any more modeling trips, being popular on social media, or making tons of money. I’ve been published in magazines, released an album under my own label, self-published my own poetry books, performed on big stages, met legends in the industry, etc etc etc... Then I almost lost my life and realized that NONE of that matters.... accomplishments are nothing in the big picture. Family is everything. Living in your idea of perfect happiness is everything. So I’ve decided to just enjoy life and do whatever I feel like doing in the moment. I wouldn’t trade my happiness for fame, and I love the idea of just doing whatever comes my way, if it’s just for fun. Mostly I’m enjoying sunshine, food, fashion, and art. I developed some travel anxiety, so I don’t really have to travel much anymore, or too far, anyway, to see who I want and be where I like to be. I enjoy doing my Mary Kay because I get to share beauty tips with wonderful women I meet and conduct my business from home or wherever I want , when I want to. I have the life I want now, and none of the stuff I don’t want. This is what truly matters to me. Yay, retirement!!!!!!!😝💯 #retired #retiredlife #youngblessedandretired #secondchanceatlife #survivor #blessed
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Gary Bridges
@gino_de_grandis_
@ideasforsale #desmua #makeup #hair #desmakeupandhair
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Time for some reflecting. You guys know I do this sometimes, so thank you for humoring me and listening ...
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Time for some reflecting. You guys know I do this sometimes, so thank you for humoring me and listening when I vent/overshare/invite you into my life. You all know it's been a hard year. The hardest of my life, for many reasons. Because of that, my blog and business ended up being put on the back ... Time for some reflecting. You guys know I do this sometimes, so thank you for humoring me and listening when I vent/overshare/invite you into my life. You all know it's been a hard year. The hardest of my life, for many reasons. Because of that, my blog and business ended up being put on the back burner more often than I would've liked. But because of all of your support, and folks who visit my blog, I still managed to make a decent living despite thinking I probably wouldn't. And today I'm just feeling really thankful. This blog and business was a dream I didn't even know I had. I fell into it by accident, and now it's a part of who I am and I can't imagine doing anything else. I was just a stay at home mom dying for a creative outlet and an identity other than "mommy," because while being mommy is part of me, I needed to be more. Through learning new skills and following this passion of mine, I have connected with so many people I never would have otherwise known. I've been able to help support my family financially while also being home with my kids, which is something I prayed to be able to do for a very long time. I've met lifelong friends through this business, and likeminded people who share the same passion for making and creating. I am thankful for you. I'm thankful for every single one of you for being a part of my life, however big or small. Whether we've met in person or you just follow along with my life online. Thank you. ❤️ I think @elizabeth_gilbert_writer said it perfectly: "A creative life is an amplified life. It's a bigger life, a happier life, an expanded life, and a hell of a lot more interesting life. Living in this manner--continually and stubbornly bringing forth the jewels that are hidden within you--IS a fine art, in and of itself." ❤️ So thank you for being a little part of my world and for allowing me to live this life and do what I love. It means more to me than you know.
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 #MarchMeetTheMaker •Day 3 • How I started: So for those of you who’ve followed me a while you’ll ...
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#MarchMeetTheMaker •Day 3 • How I started: So for those of you who’ve followed me a while you’ll know that I started by accident! And if you know a lot of creatives you’ll know this isn’t uncommon. I was in my second year of uni doing a lighting design module and some of the staff in a different ... #MarchMeetTheMaker •Day 3 • How I started:

So for those of you who’ve followed me a while you’ll know that I started by accident! And if you know a lot of creatives you’ll know this isn’t uncommon. I was in my second year of uni doing a lighting design module and some of the staff in a different department I worked with saw my work - for those at uni it’s usually known as WPU (Widening Participation Unit- deals with outreach work, mentoring in local schools and running summer schools etc) they saw my lamp basically placed an order. It was weird for me to do something custom and charge for it! But after that first lamp I truly fell in love with lighting design and one item lead to another and here I am! I’ve attached some photos of the first and second lamp I ever made for a customers the theme was Japanese Cherry Blossoms. When my lovely first ever customer was leaving I was commissioned to make a piece of art commemorating her time at the institution- again cherry blossom themed.
So there you go, the power of the people you know or your network if you want to call it that. People will see your talent before you do and we’re always wary and humble -but say yes and work it out on the way, do your best and take pride in your work. Quality of craftsmanship, customer service and unique style is what will set you apart and keep you in business.

#myfirstmake #cherryblossom #customorder #integrity #kdevision
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In my time here on The Gram, I’ve seen a great many writers and motivational speakers come and go - ...
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In my time here on The Gram, I’ve seen a great many writers and motivational speakers come and go - or simply just come and destroy. And it makes me uneasy to be part of a community where some of the folks behind the screen, dishing out advice left and right, are the exact evil that they warn everyone ... In my time here on The Gram, I’ve seen a great many writers and motivational speakers come and go - or simply just come and destroy. And it makes me uneasy to be part of a community where some of the folks behind the screen, dishing out advice left and right, are the exact evil that they warn everyone about. This goes for off of The Gram, too. Especially when it comes to gossipers...man, you really gotta be careful there. I’ve recently made a vow to myself to never EVER partake in gossiping, no matter how small; because you really don’t know who you could be hurting, or if the one you’re gossiping with could very well turn around and talk about YOU. What I’m saying is, be careful idolizing the writers and big accounts on here (shit, be careful idolizing anyone) - some of them (many) are sociopaths themselves, which is the reason they’re so good at describing how to SPOT it!! Don’t idolize any of us, actually. We are all humans on here, not gods. There are plenty of accounts of good people giving genuine advice who turn around and make huge mistakes in their lives - so take us ALL off of the pedestal, try not to judge people you don’t know anything about, and instead listen to your GUT. I cannot stress listening to your gut enough. If the advice you’re reading makes you uneasy, it could be the energy of the person who wrote it, or it could be you being unable to read something that struck a nerve; and if you’re unsure which one it is, come back to it later after you’ve grown on your own or your gut has achieved a bigger voice! And hey, sometimes people just give incorrect or shitty advice by accident - I know I myself have done that in the past when writing angrily about love after putting my walls back up LMAO...like I said, we are HUMANS on here, not gods...and this is all about the ART, the poetry, the prose...not therapy. Although if it were therapy, we posting would be a LOT richer 😂😂 Go out there and soak up some beautiful art and remember to follow YOUR true self and inner voice first and foremost!! _________________________________________________

THE PLANET OF LETTING GO is finally available (see link in bio)

#erinvanvuren #thursday #staywoke
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Happy wedding anniversary to my lovely husband. Thank you for being all I dreamed of and more. I love ...
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Happy wedding anniversary to my lovely husband. Thank you for being all I dreamed of and more. I love you xx Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your root was so entwined together ... Happy wedding anniversary to my lovely husband. Thank you for being all I dreamed of and more. I love you xx
Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your root was so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion. that is just being in love, which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Those that truly love have roots that grow towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossoms have fallen from their branches, they find that they are one tree and not two.
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Story time...... When Vixen Designs came to fruition 7yrs ago, it was completely by accident and ...
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Story time...... When Vixen Designs came to fruition 7yrs ago, it was completely by accident and I had no idea that it would amount to what it is today. As it started to get off the ground that first year, I made a point to figure out why I was doing this, what was my purpose with this business, because ... Story time...... When Vixen Designs came to fruition 7yrs ago, it was completely by accident and I had no idea that it would amount to what it is today. As it started to get off the ground that first year, I made a point to figure out why I was doing this, what was my purpose with this business, because when you go to work for yourself you have to determine your motivators right? Being your own boss is amazing, but when those constant late nights and lack of sleep and stressful days hit, you have to remind yourself why you're doing this. .
Vixen was always so much more to me than creating pretty things or making money. It was the opportunity to instill a sense of empowerment in women. And that's exactly what my purpose became. To inspire women to be confident in their own skin, through the art and expression of the attire. To boldly say this is who I am, and I love myself. It's about helping women find their inner Vixen, defining what being a Vixen means in their own unique way, and sharing that with the world. .
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Once I knew my purpose I then had to ask myself, well why was this so important to me, to help women feel confident, beautiful and empowered?
One...Because the world is harsh on us girls. And we can be even harsher on ourselves. And sometimes we need a little help along the way, to remind us just how incredibly beautiful, talented, smart, capable, worthy and amazing we are. I'm here to help :) And two...Because I strongly believe that we as women do not need to fit into any kind of box. I don't believe that we have to be a size 2 to show of our bodies and feel beautiful. I don't think we have to be "uncomplicated" in order to be liked. We can be multifaceted beings. We can be nerdy and be a dancer. We can be a tomboy and show off some cleavage. We can read books and openly enjoy sex. We can be loud, aggressive, kick ass, get dirty AND be sexy, compassionate, nurturing and feminine. We can be anything that makes us feel powerful. .
GIRL POWERful. 😉
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Go kick some ass and live life on your terms ladies. Love you all. 💛
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Love list: my dawg Ashley @ashleyheiny who is always matching outfits with me on accident and makes ...
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Love list: my dawg Ashley @ashleyheiny who is always matching outfits with me on accident and makes the best tatts ever!!! Love u girl. My friend Monica who used to be my art teacher when I was 13 and came all the way from Seattle to visit me and buy one of my favorite paintings I ever made thank ... Love list: my dawg Ashley @ashleyheiny who is always matching outfits with me on accident and makes the best tatts ever!!! Love u girl. 😘My friend Monica who used to be my art teacher when I was 13 and came all the way from Seattle to visit me and buy one of my favorite paintings I ever made thank you Monica!!🎨AND THE JEWELRY DISTRICT CAUSE IT’S FULL OF THOSE GUYS LIKE THE ONE IN THE PIC 💎🧛🏻‍♀️💎 #littleanniemoteltattooparlor
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In Japan, there is a tradition called Wabi-Sabi, known as the art of imperfection. This is a view, ...
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In Japan, there is a tradition called Wabi-Sabi, known as the art of imperfection. This is a view, a philosophy, an aesthetic, that nothing in our world can ever be perfect — and that is in fact the real beauty that we seek. A wrong stroke on a scroll, a flower missing a petal piece, an accident ... In Japan, there is a tradition called Wabi-Sabi, known as the art of imperfection.
This is a view, a philosophy, an aesthetic, that nothing in our world can ever be perfect — and that is in fact the real beauty that we seek.
A wrong stroke on a scroll, a flower missing a petal piece, an accident on a work of art, all of these give the impression of flawed beauty and a reminder that nothing will ever truly be perfect.
In a world where we are on the chase for the opposite, Wabi-Sabi helps us take a break from the hectic demands of society. It gives us the opportunity to breathe for a moment and be mindful of what is around us.
When I began to practice this form of mindfulness, I noticed a huge relief. The digital world is fast paced, with thousands of photos swiping across our screens every day. Once you take a step back, acknowledge that it is all a mere illusion, then you can start to understand the false idea behind perfection. Perfection leads us to believe that we will finally be happy, even though this is not the case. Happiness does not come from being perfect, it comes from within. It comes from your soul, your passions, the people you love — and you can’t put a filter on that.
Read my full blog post on how perfection does not exist through the link in my bio ✨
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Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And when it subsides ...
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Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not ... Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion. That is just being "in love" which any of us can convince ourselves we are. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Your mother and I had it, we had roots that grew towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossoms had fallen from our branches we found that we were one tree and not two. [An excerpt by Louise de Bernières that we used to create our wedding reading] ❤️ Happy Valentine's Day to the one I love the most, your roots are my roots. I love loving you, always + forever, A. 📷: @desireegardnerphotography
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I took a year hiatus from posting on social media. In this past year, there were grand, happy, delicious ...
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I took a year hiatus from posting on social media. In this past year, there were grand, happy, delicious moments that I savored just for myself. And there were devasting and heartbreaking moments that I didn't have to explain to anyone. I have had the best time collecting memories I was so ... I took a year hiatus from posting on social media.
In this past year, there were grand, happy, delicious moments that I savored just for myself. And there were devasting and heartbreaking moments that I didn't have to explain to anyone.
I have had the best time collecting memories I was so present for that I only have the stories and no photographic proof to share. The art of story-telling stayed alive and I can exaggerate the details recounting my adventures. I can take liberties addressing my success because it wasn't chronicalled in a series of positioned and planned photographs. --I'm doing fantastic, if anyone asks. So busy. Too busy to write in lengthy detail a self-obsessed account about how I haven't instagrammed in a year. I would never do that--
However, I learned there is an equally impressive downside to taking an extensive break from social platforms.
I lost contact with a few friends and missed many birthdays. The latter could be due to the fact that I'm just not that great of a person who can't possibly remember birthdays if facebook doesnt alert me. I felt a little extra lonely when something bad happened. When tradegy strikes, the best people rally behind you and help you believe you will survive the latest attack on your existence. Whether it be Monday morning memes reminding you that you're not alone- EVERYONE hates them- or congratulating your sister they don't even know for her fast recovery after a tragic car accident.
And there are so many amazing things this social climate has done for us. People are more aware of our political climate. Dishonest people are being publicly held accountable for their actions. WOMEN are seeing other women stand up for themselves and so many others have been encouraged to stand up and fight alongside them.
For better or worse we are living in a time driven by social media and online news sources. But what a relief it is to remember that we control our own content and aren't imprisoned by our online presence.
To sum it all up, I have had a very bad hair day and my makeup wasn't photo ready for a year so... thats pretty much that.
As always, you're all perfect sunflowers. Love your faces, love your butts 🌻
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Students and youth having taken to the streets in Bangladesh in protest for safer roads after a boy and girl were killed by a speeding bus, they are asking for change and justice, here are my thoughts. Praying for the safety of all, and that kids can get back to school again. Much love and ... Students and youth having taken to the streets in Bangladesh in protest for safer roads after a boy and girl were killed by a speeding bus, they are asking for change and justice, here are my thoughts.

Praying for the safety of all, and that kids can get back to school again.

Much love and God bless
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#justice #bangladesh #dhaka #students #road #accident #hero #instaphoto #instagram #art #drawing #instaart #painting #story #humanity #superhero #children #cartoon #art #hope #BBC #CNN #bts #army #love #wewantjustice #photo #photography
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Rules for my Daughter: 1. Text your mom every day. 2. Don't wear holey underwear in case you're ...
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Rules for my Daughter: 1. Text your mom every day. 2. Don't wear holey underwear in case you're in an accident and they cut your clothes off. 3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need. 4. Put butter on your biscuit , and twice as much when you miss me. 5. It’s okay to cry when you’re ... Rules for my Daughter:
1. Text your mom every day.
2. Don't wear holey underwear in case you're in an accident and they cut your clothes off.
3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need.
4. Put butter on your biscuit , and twice as much when you miss me.
5. It’s okay to cry when you’re hurt. It’s also okay to smash things; but, wash your face, clean your mess, and get up off the floor when you’re done. You don’t belong down there.
6. Don’t curse.
7. Seek out the people and places that resonate with your soul.
8. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.
9. 5-second rule. It’s just dirt. There are worse things in a fast food cheeseburger.
10. Happiness is not a permanent state. Wholeness is. Don’t confuse these.
11. If you’re staying more than one night, unpack your bag.
12. Never walk through an alley.
13. Be less sugar, more spice, and only as nice as you’re able to without compromising yourself.
14. Can’t is a cop-out.
15. Hold your heroes to a high standard. Be your own hero.
16. If you can’t smile with your eyes, don’t smile. Insincerity is nothing to aspire to.
17. Never lie to yourself.
18. Your body, your rules.
19. If you have an opinion, you better know why.
20. Practice your passions.
21. Ask for what you want. The worse thing they can say is no.
22. Wish on stars and dandelions, then get to work to make them happen.
23. Don’t skimp on good sheets.
24. Fall in love often. Particularly with ideas, art, music, literature, food and far-off places.
25. Fall forever in love with Jesus.
26. Say Please, Thank You, and Pardon Me, whenever the situation warrants it.
27. Reserve I’m sorry for when you truly are.
28. Naps are for grown-ups, too.
29. Question everything except your own intuition.
30. You have enough. You are enough.
31. You are amazing! Don't let anyone ever make you feel you are not. If someone does....walk away. You deserve better.
32. No matter where you are, you can always go home.
33. Be happy, say your prayers and remember your roots.
34. Say what you mean and mean what you say.
35. No one will ever love you more than I do ❤️ (except for God 😉)
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Have you read this book? I recently did and it was so good. Viktor shares about his life as he endured ...
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Have you read this book? I recently did and it was so good. Viktor shares about his life as he endured four Nazi concentration camps during World War II. He states we all suffer in this life-the extent varies, but we all have this in common...no one escapes suffering. But it’s how you deal with ... Have you read this book? I recently did and it was so good. Viktor shares about his life as he endured four Nazi concentration camps during World War II. He states we all suffer in this life-the extent varies, but we all have this in common...no one escapes suffering. But it’s how you deal with it...how you endure it...how you process it that matters. Viktor conveyed how critical it is to have a vision of the future-something to live for-which helps people survive the worst of times because without it you die. Hope effects us that much. If you’ve read it too, I’d love to hear your thoughts on it.

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"The attempt to develop a sense of humor and to see things in a humorous light is some kind of a trick learned while mastering the art of living."⠀

"...everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms-to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances..."⠀

"The way in which a man accepts his fate and all the suffering it entails, the way in which he takes up his cross, gives him ample opportunity-even under the most difficult circumstances-to add a deeper meaning to his life."⠀

"With his loss of belief in the future, he also lost his spiritual hold; he let himself decline and became subject to mental and physical decay."⠀

"In some way, suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of sacrifice."⠀

"Even the helpless victim of a hopeless situation, facing a fate he cannot change, may rise above himself, may grow beyond himself, and by doing so change himself. He may turn a personal tragedy into a triumph."⠀

Quote in the book from Jerry Long who became paralyzed from the neck down in a diving accident..."The attitude that I adopted on that fateful day has become my personal credo for life: I broke my neck, it didn't break me. ... I believe that my handicap will only enhance my ability to help others. I know that without the suffering, the growth that I have achieved would be impossible."
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Monday Motivation! Be ur own motivation! The human body is art, sculpt it, love it and embrace it! Top ...
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Monday Motivation! Be ur own motivation! The human body is art, sculpt it, love it and embrace it! Top left (Pro debut) top right are my first 3 Pro shows in order, left to right! Pic on bottom is my NY Pro debut and next to it is my last Pro show I had before my accident (2017 Tampa Pro and next to ... Monday Motivation! Be ur own motivation!
The human body is art, sculpt it, love it and embrace it!
Top left (Pro debut) top right are my first 3 Pro shows in order, left to right! Pic on bottom is my NY Pro debut and next to it is my last Pro show I had before my accident (2017 Tampa Pro and next to it bottom right, is when I became an IFBB Pro!!
I’ve been on the stage since the age of 3yrs old performing different styles of dance so the individual routine with bodybuilding since the age of 19 when I started competing has always been my fav, the stage is my happy place!
I’ll say this over and over again, I feel everyone should get up on stage at least once in their life, you’ll either fall in love with it or hate it! I don’t care if ur old, young, fat or skinny, u know what needs to be done to look stage ready period! And it’s also about how u look after and when ur not preparing for a show! Be healthy, be fit, u have one temple so take care of it!
#mondaymotivation #immyownmotivation #firstever #vegansincebirth #ifbbpro #physique #historymade #wpd #sponsoredathlete #cleanmachine #centerstageposingsuits #veganbodybuilding #jehinamalik #paulmcclarin #theresoneofme #worldfemaleathletics #blessed #vegan #bevsgym #starfitness #spartagym #incompetitionwithme #healingdaybyday #illbeback #ivecomesofar #keepwatching #comebackofjehina #ucantbeme
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My really cute parents on a spontaneous trip to #sfmoma to see the Rauschenberg retrospective. ...
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My really cute parents on a spontaneous trip to #sfmoma to see the Rauschenberg retrospective. I’m so grateful for these two, they have always supported my weirdness with grace and to the best of their ability and I know it hasn’t always been easy. Thank you, thank you🏼 No accident they are ... My really cute parents on a spontaneous trip to #sfmoma to see the Rauschenberg retrospective. I’m so grateful for these two, they have always supported my weirdness with grace and to the best of their ability and I know it hasn’t always been easy. Thank you, thank you🙏🏼 No accident they are standing in front of their archetypes #Kennedy and #Aphrodite #love #goddess #family #grownups #art #artist #parentpeople #gratitude #robertrauschenberg #combines #collaborator #weirdos @tlawpix
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I think it’s safe to say I’m a part of quite a few fandoms! I’ve picked out just a few of some of my favourites. ...
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I think it’s safe to say I’m a part of quite a few fandoms! I’ve picked out just a few of some of my favourites. I love seeing other people’s reactions to the books, and especially the amazing fan art! Which is why I’m looking forward to reading The Fandom by @annadayauthor 🧝🏻‍♀️ Synopsis Violet's ... I think it’s safe to say I’m a part of quite a few fandoms! I’ve picked out just a few of some of my favourites. I love seeing other people’s reactions to the books, and especially the amazing fan art! Which is why I’m looking forward to reading The Fandom by @annadayauthor
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Violet's in her element. Cosplay at the ready, she can't wait to feel part of her favorite fandom: The Gallows Dance, a mega book and movie franchise that she and her friends know EVERY WORD of (canon and fanfic included). But at Comic Con, a freak accident transports Violet and her friends into the story for real. And in just the first five minutes, they cause the death of the heroine, and get taken prisoner by the rebel group she was supposed to lead to victory.
It's up to Violet to take her place, and play out the plot the way it was written. But stories have a life of their own, and when you change the script in one place, the rest gets revised too...
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It sounds like such a fun read! I wish I got transported into Hogwarts....
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Thank you @scholasticcda for providing me with a copy!
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What are some your favourite fandoms?! Or if you could enter any book, which one would you choose?! ⠀⠀
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 #random #pocketphoto #accident #lights #red #colourful #colourpop #style #lines #art #cool ...
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#random #pocketphoto #accident #lights #red #colourful #colourpop #style #lines #art #cool #fun #neon #funky #nofilter #raw Not sure how this photo was taken but it looks pretty funky and it leaves a little mystery. A recent conversation with someone I love and respect suggested I find ... #random #pocketphoto #accident #lights #red #colourful #colourpop #style #lines #art #cool #fun #neon #funky #nofilter #raw Not sure how this photo was taken but it looks pretty funky and it leaves a little mystery. A recent conversation with someone I love and respect suggested I find an edge to my photography, thinking this could be the start of something. 🤘
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This is what happens when you take a salvaged Lancer, a do-it-yourselfer, and some welding courses. ...
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This is what happens when you take a salvaged Lancer, a do-it-yourselfer, and some welding courses. Lol. @wreckedlancer originally started with a conventional build of exhaust, stance, and wheels but an unanticipated car accident put a halt to that. Rather than throw the project up as ... This is what happens when you take a salvaged Lancer, a do-it-yourselfer, and some welding courses. Lol. @wreckedlancer originally started with a conventional build of exhaust, stance, and wheels but an unanticipated car accident put a halt to that. Rather than throw the project up as a loss, he decided to stick it through to see what would emerge from the wreckage. As a result, he's ended up with a unique build that evokes strong emotion; people either hate it or love it. Dude, add me to the latter category. 👍

The details: 1/30sec at f/1.4 ISO 100

Taken with my Canon 6D and Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art

#Canon #Awesome #Car #Cars #Carporn #Lancer #Mitsubishi #Offroad #Rust #Rusty #Sand #Summer #Sunset
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So gang yesterday a guy managed to drive at full force into me and flip my car on its roof. Im not sure ...
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So gang yesterday a guy managed to drive at full force into me and flip my car on its roof. Im not sure how I walked away but I did. I think i am the missing member of the avengers.... I have super powers me...... Just a broken arm my right bbbbbooohhhh so if the arts slow that's why..... And a massive ... So gang yesterday a guy managed to drive at full force into me and flip my car on its roof. Im not sure how I walked away but I did. I think i am the missing member of the avengers.... I have super powers me...... Just a broken arm my right bbbbbooohhhh so if the arts slow that's why..... And a massive swollen head...... And well lumps and bumps all over me hehe..... Grab life kids it can be taken away so easy #streetart #art #graffitiinspired #graffiti #popart #urbanarts #interiordesign #fashion #portrait #whatthefunk #ellywhatthefunk #creative #love #nature #car #accident
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I will be in a group show @nextstreetgallery in Paris this October, curated by my boys @taxcollection ...
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I will be in a group show @nextstreetgallery in Paris this October, curated by my boys @taxcollection This is my first time showing in Paris and I’m very, very excited! ・ ・ ・ @jsuzuki57 happy accident series mini Puppies Love it.Curated by @taxcollection ️ Group show October 2018 with ... I will be in a group show @nextstreetgallery in Paris this October, curated by my boys @taxcollection This is my first time showing in Paris and I’m very, very excited! ・


@jsuzuki57 happy accident series mini Puppies Love it.Curated by @taxcollection ❤️ Group show October 2018 with @pureevilgallery @sage_barnes @dromsjel and @benisright #happy #show #2018 #art #❤️
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“Hello Dr. Umar, I just want to thank you for all that you do. I came upon you somewhat by accident, ...
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“Hello Dr. Umar, I just want to thank you for all that you do. I came upon you somewhat by accident, but I know it was Spirit(God). Listening to you has truly helped me in so many ways. I was one of those sleep oppressed people that you speak about. I was born with my mom being a Christian and my dad ... “Hello Dr. Umar, I just want to thank you for all that you do. I came upon you somewhat by accident, but I know it was Spirit(God). Listening to you has truly helped me in so many ways. I was one of those sleep oppressed people that you speak about. I was born with my mom being a Christian and my dad studied Islam. Despite their religion I just always saw that spiritual principle don’t clash. For me I have no religion, I just love our people. Being in a diluted state from all that society ect tells us we should be. I really did t know what was what. I just knew that either way I felt a form of inslavement. I am really grateful for you and all the wisdom you have been gifted with. You have helped me to in many areas especially in the area of standing for our people and in our communities. Shame on me that it took so long to wake up, get up, and move. I also want to donate to helping build schooling for our babies. I don't have much but I want to help as much as I can. Thank you again, I give gratitude for and to you!
Also I am a black woman working in one of the most racist school districts ever in Wisconsin. I am hoping to see you at the Sept 3rd Art festival ❤️🙏🏾”
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My friend, Mark Al (as we affectionately called him), was taken from us 20 years ago today in a car ...
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My friend, Mark Al (as we affectionately called him), was taken from us 20 years ago today in a car accident. He had a personality larger then life and I miss him dearly, though I know he has been enjoying heaven. I recently was going through papers and found this, which exemplifies his personality ... My friend, Mark Al (as we affectionately called him), was taken from us 20 years ago today in a car accident. He had a personality larger then life and I miss him dearly, though I know he has been enjoying heaven. I recently was going through papers and found this, which exemplifies his personality to a T. I have no idea when he gave it to me (probably 30 years ago). Yes, you can bet I cried and would much rather he be here, but I'm beyond grateful for this precious treasure that is now priceless and makes me smile whenever I look at it. Love you to the moon and back my dearest Mark Al. #gonetosoon #yesiwillbeframingit isn't that what you do with priceless works of art. #pricelessart
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 #girlsjustwannahavefun I loved this shot because it was my friends on it and they were helping me ...
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#girlsjustwannahavefun I loved this shot because it was my friends on it and they were helping me working through my eye accident @suzanahallili #mua #model @tatinework #hair @elinhair #stylist #idontremember #iloveyou #women'sempowermentweek2018 #editorial #outtake #youshouldseetheouttakes ... #girlsjustwannahavefun I loved this shot because it was my friends on it and they were helping me working through my eye accident @suzanahallili #mua #model @tatinework #hair @elinhair #stylist #idontremember #iloveyou #women'sempowermentweek2018 #editorial #outtake #youshouldseetheouttakes #fashion #love #me #bnw #art #happy #sexy #metoo #sex #girlinthemirror
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There was also this gem: You Thought I Was Finished EP. Which was also a product of 2016. Small bit ...
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There was also this gem: You Thought I Was Finished EP. Which was also a product of 2016. Small bit of info I do want to share with y'all: the reason why this EP was even created was because I got into a bad accident in June(no I didn't announce it on Social media like most do) and i ended up very depressed. ... There was also this gem: You Thought I Was Finished EP. Which was also a product of 2016. Small bit of info I do want to share with y'all: the reason why this EP was even created was because I got into a bad accident in June(no I didn't announce it on Social media like most do) and i ended up very depressed. Not love depressed or depressed from my home life as I have been, but more of a loss of self worth. I felt that expressing myself through music was the only way that has helped me, so I created another work of art. I didn't leave my house for a month. Ain't hang out with anyone, ain't hit anyone up. I truly found who would be there for me in a dire situation. And the people that I thought would be there for the most weren't. Lessons on lessons on lessons. #aesvissle #ytiwf #music #hiphop #boombap #onethegrind #ontherise #onthecomeup
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Just some of the beauty of Rome. . I love visiting these old Catholic churches and cathedrals. ...
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Just some of the beauty of Rome. . I love visiting these old Catholic churches and cathedrals. The art and architecture always feels so impressive, overwhelming, and grand. I suppose that's no accident either. . Also, I've yet to be struck be lighting or catch fire entering into these ... Just some of the beauty of Rome.
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I love visiting these old Catholic churches and cathedrals. The art and architecture always feels so impressive, overwhelming, and grand. I suppose that's no accident either.
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Also, I've yet to be struck be lighting or catch fire entering into these domains being the godless, evil, anti-theist I am, covered in pagan and Satanic symbolism and imagery. Guess the big guy likes me alright. Or at least is thinking having his churches all over my social media is worth it. It is a mind of praise I suppose...
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None the less, I am forever in awe of what mankind has created over the centuries. It is truly impressive and inspiring. 🤘
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#Rome #Italy #Churches #Catholic #Europe #Art #Architecture #Insta #Instamood #Instacool #Cathedral #Roma
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Advice For My Daughter: 1. Make your bed every day; even if it's right before you get in it. 2. Don't ...
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Advice For My Daughter: 1. Make your bed every day; even if it's right before you get in it. 2. Don't wear holey underwear in case you're in an accident and they cut your clothes off. 3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need. 4. Put butter on your biscuit, and twice as much when ... Advice For My Daughter:

1. Make your bed every day; even if it's right before you get in it.
2. Don't wear holey underwear in case you're in an accident and they cut your clothes off.
3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need.
4. Put butter on your biscuit, and twice as much when you miss me.
5. It’s okay to cry when you’re hurt. It’s also okay to smash things; but, wash your face, clean your mess, and get up off the floor when you’re done. You don’t belong down there.
6. If you’re going to curse, be clever. If you’re going to curse in public, know your audience.
7. Seek out the people and places that resonate with your soul.
8. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.
9. 5-second rule. It’s just dirt. There are worse things in a fast food cheeseburger.
10. Happiness is not a permanent state. Wholeness is. Don’t confuse these.
11. If you’re staying more than one night, unpack your bag.
12. Never walk through an alley.
13. Be less sugar, more spice, and only as nice as you’re able to without compromising yourself.
14. Can’t is a cop-out.
15. Hold your heroes to a high standard. Be your own hero.
16. If you can’t smile with your eyes, don’t smile. Insincerity is nothing to aspire to.
17. Never lie to yourself.
18. Your body, your rules.
19. If you have an opinion, you better know why.
20. Practice your passions.
21. Ask for what you want. The worse thing they can say is no.
22. Wish on stars and dandelions, then get to work to make them happen.
23. Don’t skimp on good sheets.
24. Fall in love often. Particularly with ideas, art, music, literature, food and far-off places.
25. Fall hard and forever in love with yourself.
26. Say Please, Thank You, and Pardon Me, whenever the situation warrants it.
27. Reserve I’m sorry for when you truly are.
28. Naps are for grown-ups, too.
29. Question everything except your own intuition.
30. You have enough. You are enough.
31. You are amazing! Don't let anyone ever make you feel you are not. If someone does....walk away. You deserve better.
32. No matter where you are, you can always go home.
33. Be happy, say your prayers and remember your roots.
34. Say what you mean and mean what you say. @_monizzy
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Ah! Here is a ‘Never meet your heroes’ moment. Sas and I were showing during Art Basel in Miami about ...
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Ah! Here is a ‘Never meet your heroes’ moment. Sas and I were showing during Art Basel in Miami about 10 years ago? Through sheer accident I found out that Josie Maran, one of my favorite ever models would be at a Sephora store. I have posters of Josie, I ADORE her face, it’s perfection, I had collected ... Ah! Here is a ‘Never meet your heroes’ moment. Sas and I were showing during Art Basel in Miami about 10 years ago? Through sheer accident I found out that Josie Maran, one of my favorite ever models would be at a Sephora store. I have posters of Josie, I ADORE her face, it’s perfection, I had collected her first Guess campaigns , all her major shoots, I was, and am a giant fan❤️ So, Sas insists we go meet her(❤️) we wait in the store and there she is, glowing like the sun😩 The store manager goes over to her and says she has a fan who wants to meet her, I’m excited and nervous! She comes over, and walks towards Sas! The manager says, “No, it’s this guy” and her face drops like a stone, clearly unable to contain her disappointment at seeing my mug💔💔💔 Anyway, she agrees to pose for a photo, smiles that gorgeous smile that I love so much, and walks off before I could say a word. 😩😩💔💔💔💔💔 Dashed. I felt like I looked like Jack Palance through a wood chipper😣😣😣 Sas was there to catch me though, as always.❤️🙏🏻 Josie played the ‘Cigarette Girl’ in Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Aviator’ it’s my favorite walk on part in history, when she smiles at DeCaprio? That makeup and hair? It’s one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen❤️ I could watch it on a loop.
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Tini Toni why you so cute??? <span class="emoji emoji1f60d"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f495"></span> Oh my gods I've read 4 different fanfics in the last 24 hours. The ...
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Tini Toni why you so cute??? Oh my gods I've read 4 different fanfics in the last 24 hours. The first 3 were all about Tony getting the love and happiness he deserves but OH MY GOD the 4th one (the one I'm reading right now) is giving me too many feels. It's about how after Steve leave Tony in ... Tini Toni why you so cute??? 😍💕💕💕
Oh my gods I've read 4 different fanfics in the last 24 hours. The first 3 were all about Tony getting the love and happiness he deserves but OH MY GOD the 4th one (the one I'm reading right now) is giving me too many feels. It's about how after Steve leave Tony in Siberia (Civil War) Tony blacks out and wakes up back when Rhodey took the War Machine suit (Iron Man 2 timeline) and like now that he knows everything that is going to happen he devotes himself to make sure a lot of what happened after Iron Man 2 changes. He stops Killian before he can even strike, he get rid of all the Hydra agents in Shield, etc... Anyways I'm so on edge because I honestly don't know what's gonna happen next even though I kind of do since I know what happens. It's an IronStrange fic as well so I'm nervous about what is currently going on because Stephen got in the accident and Tony is helping him but he's busy helping Shield and OH MY GOD SHIELD FOUND BUCKY AND THEY'RE TRYING TO HELP HIM BUT AHHHHHH THERE'S so much going on and I'm nervous. The end.
It's almost 4 a.m. and I'm still awake. Also I'm hungry. Also I haven't been awake this late in a long time so I know when I wake up in 5 hours I'm gonna be dying because of lack of sleep.

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A year ago i could have lost my LiFe in a car accident with my son Drizzy. I lost my car but I’m blessed ...
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A year ago i could have lost my LiFe in a car accident with my son Drizzy. I lost my car but I’m blessed to be here and blessed to have a new whiP a year later. God is good and always on time i swear. 🏾🏾 . . . AmourLaVie Third|||Chapter . . . . . ALV “Best Friend” Hat Color: Green/Pink $35 . AmourLaVie ... A year ago i could have lost my LiFe in a car accident with my son Drizzy. I lost my car but I’m blessed to be here and blessed to have a new whiP a year later. God is good and always on time i swear. 🙏🏾💪🏾🚗 .
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I Decided to celebrate this life anniversary with a tattoo. A car accident 5yrs that changed my life: ...
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I Decided to celebrate this life anniversary with a tattoo. A car accident 5yrs that changed my life: for a moment time stopped and its a surreal thought realizing how close to death I really was during my slumber. But like a mushroom that grows in the dark thriving off rotting decomposing matter ... I Decided to celebrate this life anniversary with a tattoo. A car accident 5yrs that changed my life: for a moment time stopped and its a surreal thought realizing how close to death I really was during my slumber. But like a mushroom that grows in the dark thriving off rotting decomposing matter , I survived, changed and transformed myself into a new person with a new perspective of life. 💮

This was a very last minute late night after work decision that I absolutely am in love with 😂♥️ thank you so much #milehighink
My artist was the best, he put 100 and added so much more than expected.
Also a special thank you to the beautiful soul @capt.miggles For accompanying me on this very random adventure and making the time even more memorable

Fun fact
I decided on Reishi Mushrooms because of their medicinal benefits:
Defend Against Tumor Growth, Improves Liver Function & Detoxification, promote Heart Health, balances Blood Pressure &Hormones, Allergies, Asthma& Diabetes, Immune System boost

#tattooedgirls #tattoo #inkaddict #inkedgirls #inkedbodies #art #darkartist #blackandgreytattoo #instadaily #instagood #coloradolife #coloradoartist #coloradothrillseekers #transformation #dotwork #lineart #calftattoo #colfax #golden #adventure #girlswithtats #tattooed #mushroom #hippie #clock #floweroflife #reishi #naturehippy #artafterdark
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I started listening to the podcast, “My Favourite Murder” in the summer, 2017. I discovered it by ...
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I started listening to the podcast, “My Favourite Murder” in the summer, 2017. I discovered it by accident after hearing the ladies on the @annafaris podcast. I’ve been a true crime buff since my Nan gave me my first crime novel at 13. I absolutely LOVE the podcast and have been meaning to peg ... I started listening to the podcast, “My Favourite Murder” in the summer, 2017. I discovered it by accident after hearing the ladies on the @annafaris podcast. I’ve been a true crime buff since my Nan gave me my first crime novel at 13. I absolutely LOVE the podcast and have been meaning to peg Karen & Georgia for months now. I’m almost caught up, on episode 94 now after starting in August ‘17. I’ll send these peggies off to them once their finished. A bit of fan art! And hope I like the creepy hometown I sent in! ❤️ @myfavoritemurder @hardstark
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I am absolutely in love with a new salon, more specifically with Nia from Midas Nails in Portland!! ...
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I am absolutely in love with a new salon, more specifically with Nia from Midas Nails in Portland!! I’ve been dealing with a lot of health set backs from car accident recovery and stress and with that comes my old dreaded habits of picking and peeling and tearing at skin and nails. (note my index ... I am absolutely in love with a new salon, more specifically with Nia from Midas Nails in Portland!! I’ve been dealing with a lot of health set backs from car accident recovery and stress and with that comes my old dreaded habits of picking and peeling and tearing at skin and nails. (note my index cuticle 😞) I finally a new salon conveniently near my work!!! Not only does she refuse to do acrylic nails but she kept commenting to me how cutting cuticles is bad (yay her) and a myriad of other actually good nail advice!! Top that off with her flawless application of what I wanted without awful drilling and unnecessary damage to nail plate....! I’m sold! #WinnerWinner chicken dinner!! I cannot wait to do some beautiful nail art on these babies!!! 💗 ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ #50shadesofcolournails #blissetteforlife #babyblissette #pnwnailgirls #pnwpolishedladies #nailsofinstagram #gorgeousnails #gelnails #coffinshapenails #midasnailspa
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A little Sunday giveaway <span class="emoji emoji2728"></span> • I dream of taking my nieces to Paris someday. The city of history and heartbreak, ...
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A little Sunday giveaway • I dream of taking my nieces to Paris someday. The city of history and heartbreak, art and architecture, literature and love, glamour and grit holds an allure that is mythic. It’s this allure, this je ne sais quoi, that Katrina Lawrence explores in Paris Dreaming, ... A little Sunday giveaway ✨ • I dream of taking my nieces to Paris someday. The city of history and heartbreak, art and architecture, literature and love, glamour and grit holds an allure that is mythic. It’s this allure, this je ne sais quoi, that Katrina Lawrence explores in Paris Dreaming, a memoir of her relationship with the city, a love affair which began when she was just five years old. Thanks to a happy accident, I have a bonus copy of this beautifully-written book from @harpercollinsaustralia to give away. To enter, just tag a friend you’d love to travel with and tell me where you’d take them. ✨ Leave up to two comments, and for a bonus entry, share this to your stories (and tag me so I can take note). Australia (or Australian addresses) only, and you must be 18 years of age or more to enter. Can’t wait to hear all your international travel dreams!
#paris #bookstagram #beautifulbooks #parisdreaming #katrinalawrence #parisjetaime
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5. My favorite lessons learned are the ones I stumble upon by accident. When walking River around ...
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5. My favorite lessons learned are the ones I stumble upon by accident. When walking River around the corner from my house, I saw these tiny houses (pictured) built in between real houses. As it turns out, a design firm noticed that the real houses on the street jumped in address from Westerstraat ... 5. My favorite lessons learned are the ones I stumble upon by accident. When walking River around the corner from my house, I saw these tiny houses (pictured) built in between real houses. As it turns out, a design firm noticed that the real houses on the street jumped in address from Westerstraat 54 to 70 for no reason, so they installed these little houses to account for the missing numbers. Aren’t they just the cutest?
6. Singel 7 is the narrowest house in Amsterdam and is about the width of a door. Go find it!

7. Vader = father in Dutch, so when in Star Wars, everyone loses their minds when Darth VADER is revealed as Luke’s father, all Dutch people face palmed in unison.
8. If you had not yet noticed a theme, I absolutely love finding ‘hidden’ gems in plain sight. One of my faves? The Vondelbunker hidden under a bridge in Vondelpark, one of the main parks in Amsterdam. Here, you can find lots of counterculture activities/events: concerts, cinema, art exhibits and dinners. There is even a micro beer brewery located here called Bunkerbier. It’s all built in actual bomb shelter from the Cold War. Cool beans.

9. If you are a proactive person, the Dutch say: “Hij laat er geen gras over groeien” which means directly, “he doesn’t allow grass to grow over it,” i.e. he’s taking action immediately. As a relatively type A individual, I relish in this phrase. Get ‘r done!

10. Street organs are a distinctive part of Dutch street culture: on any given day, they can often be heard, although they are more likely to be blaring out pop tunes rather than the more traditional melodies. Tourists love ‘em, as they embody Dutch charm at it’s finest. As a resident? The things drive me absolutely nuts - especially when they park outside my house when I’m on a conference call.
Bonus #11: The Dutch have a phrase which goes “Uit het oog, uit het hart” which means “out of eye, out of heart” or as we like to say it back home, “Out of sight, out of mind”.
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Original photo, original painting. Can you believe I took that picture going down the freeway? ...
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Original photo, original painting. Can you believe I took that picture going down the freeway? No, I wasn't driving people always ask me that when I tell them how I took it; pretty sure I would've died Painting the water was definitely the most frustrating part (I avoided it for WEEKS). ... Original photo, original painting. Can you believe I took that picture going down the freeway? No, I wasn't driving 😆 people always ask me that when I tell them how I took it; pretty sure I would've died 😂
Painting the water was definitely the most frustrating part (I avoided it for WEEKS). My favorite part is the sun because of the dry brush "technique" that I used (this was actually an accident; I was so in the zone while painting that I didn't bother wetting the brush consistently during the blending process, but it turned out well). I really love the contrast between the smoothness of the water and the rough texture of the light radiating from the sun. To be honest, I had no idea what I was doing and I suck at blending but I'm really proud of my first real painting 🎨

My art teacher wants me to come up with a name for it before the upcoming art show so I can sell it buuut I have no idea what to call it. Alsooo I'd rather keep it 😅
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quick slice(sorry about the bad quality instagram never seems to upload my videos properly) #sfx #sfxmakeup #makeup #mua #motd #blood #love #art #london #accident quick slice🔪(sorry about the bad quality instagram never seems to upload my videos properly) #sfx #sfxmakeup #makeup #mua #motd #blood #love #art #london #accident
Another mark in the books! A year after being hit by a car to be in decent shape to guest pose! Please ...
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Another mark in the books! A year after being hit by a car to be in decent shape to guest pose! Please swipe️ I had an amazing time guest posing at @ifbbvictormartinez show Legends! What a success!!! I’m truly blessed he gave me the opportunity to be back on stage doing what I love especially ... Another mark in the books! A year after being hit by a car to be in decent shape to guest pose!
Please swipe⬅️⬅️⬅️ I had an amazing time guest posing at @ifbbvictormartinez show Legends! What a success!!! I’m truly blessed he gave me the opportunity to be back on stage doing what I love especially since I wasn’t able to compete this year due to my accident! So being on stage performing without getting judged was great and such an honor! The stage is my happy place as I performed on stage since the age of 3 dancing!
Now I can’t wait to do continue healing to 100% so I can transform my physique with many improvements and compete in my 4th IFBB Pro show next year!
Thanks for all the love and support thru my years @ifbbvictormartinez @bevsgym (Bev and Steve) @victormartinezlegends @woodhoyte @j_starfitness and Denise!
And words cannot express my thanks and love for my sisters @mindycollette @jen_lifts730 who’s been holding me down and helped me out in the green room to prepare for the stage and for calming my ass down cus we had to move fast lmao!
@laqu18 @royalkay @coach_art_gooden thank u🙏!! Thank u to everyone who showed their support and came thru and waited to meet and hug me after, I’m humbled🙏🤗💯
#legends #firstever #vegansincebirth #ifbbpro #physique #historymade #wpd #sponsoredathlete #cleanmachine #centerstageposingsuits #veganbodybuilding #jehinamalik #paulmcclarin #theresoneofme #pmcclarin #ucantbeme #blessed #worldfemaleathletics #vegan #bevsgym #starfitness #spartagym #richiesgym #incompetitionwithme #healingdaybyday #ivecomesofar #keepwatching #comebackofjehina
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Couple drawing ✍🏽 It’s been month since i draw the last time cause of my accident with my left thumb ...
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Couple drawing ✍🏽 It’s been month since i draw the last time cause of my accident with my left thumb 🏽 Anyway i am back 🤓 Order from my Bro: @ahinthan92 as a gift for his girlfriend @dilakshana96 Hope you like it I call my way of portrait drawing BWcolor= combination between Black&White ... Couple drawing ✍🏽 It’s been month since i draw the last time cause of my accident with my left thumb 👍🏽😂
Anyway i am back 🤓
Order from my Bro: @ahinthan92 as a gift for his girlfriend @dilakshana96
Hope you like it✨
I call my way of portrait drawing BWcolor= combination between Black&White and Few colors 🎨
It’s me #natshiniart

#portrait #drawing #tamil #srilanka #couple #deutschland #norwegen #likes #art #kunst #love #monocolor #germany #german #bkcolor
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And here’s the full image of the first piece of the series for @yourbaroness Purple album. I posted ...
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And here’s the full image of the first piece of the series for @yourbaroness Purple album. I posted a detail and a cut off version way back when IG was just square imagery, so here it is finally in full. This is the one that started it all: John asked me if I was up for designing a shirt for Baroness, ... And here’s the full image of the first piece of the series for @yourbaroness Purple album. I posted a detail and a cut off version way back when IG was just square imagery, so here it is finally in full. This is the one that started it all: John asked me if I was up for designing a shirt for Baroness, which I promptly agreed on. After I showed him the design, John informed if I would be interested in helping him with making art for the new album. I think I literally jumped up with excitement.

With this piece John asked me if I could add eyes to the design, which was the only thing he ever asked me to change or add during our collaboration. Thank you again for everything: challenging my skills to fit your music & art is the best thing that happened to me. @aperfectmonster love you brother! ❤️💙💛💚💜 Conceptual wise I tried to pour in everything I could think of that defined Baroness for me. It was obviously that the art should reflect the terrible accident: staring death into its eyes but also be triumphant. The whole piece is based on a duality, almost dived straight to the middle: top representing life/will/passion & bottom death/decay/defeat. There’s some direct references to John: the nail in the left upper arm bone (composition wise it had to be mirrored & thus less pronounced), the cicada in the center: a singing insect,which goes through a (painful) transformation. There’s more but I will leave that up to your imagination!
#maraldart #maraldvanhaasteren #baroness #yourbaroness #purple #aperfectmonster #johndyerbaizley
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This wedding. Two of my dear friends. I went to Florida and watched them say “hellllll yessss” to forever. [and got to steal some moments on camera, too.] . They asked me to read something during their very intimate service. And this is what I picked. - “Love is a temporary madness, it erupts ... This wedding. Two of my dear friends. I went to Florida and watched them say “hellllll yessss” to forever. [and got to steal some moments on camera, too.] .

They asked me to read something during their very intimate service. And this is what I picked. - “Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision.
You have to work out whether your root was so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is.
Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion.
That is just being in love, which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.
Those that truly love have roots that grow towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossoms have fallen from their branches, they find that they are one tree and not two.” 💞

Here’s to the love that fights every day.
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Hello there. This is Sean, chiming in with my Art Degree with Art History emphasis. Frida Kahlo is ...
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Hello there. This is Sean, chiming in with my Art Degree with Art History emphasis. Frida Kahlo is one of the MOST IMPORTANT artists in history for a large number of reasons, but here's the main one: 1) Frida survived a HORRIFYING traffic accident, that left her impaled through the midsection. ... Hello there. This is Sean, chiming in with my Art Degree with Art History emphasis. Frida Kahlo is one of the MOST IMPORTANT artists in history for a large number of reasons, but here's the main one: 1) Frida survived a HORRIFYING traffic accident, that left her impaled through the midsection. After surgery, her deep desire to give birth to children resulted in several miscarriages. Her work at times deals with escalating trauma, depression/ anxiety, and the constant theme of INTROSPECTION & SURVIVAL & LOVE (especially of NATURE), her portraits are in a way mocking the Mona Lisa as an iconic art piece (the first known portrait to use LANDSCAPE as a background) and her enigmatic smile. The implication is that she (and in turn, all of us) should take a look at ourselves, not just a mere physical reflection, but the INNER truth about where we are in life RIGHT NOW - our hopes & dreams & thoughts & fears & joy & pain. There is SO MUCH MORE underneath the surface, of you & me - of everyone - in a global society that wants everyone to play "oh, I'm fine" on repeat every day, because it is constantly reinforced that 'nobody wants to be bothered by our suffering or burdened with our story.' Frida Kahlo refused to comply with that in her artwork, using symbolism instead of her Mona Lisa Smile - revealing that everything is NOT FINE, and none of us should be ashamed of who we really are or what we really feel. Some us live in constant pain, everyone else lives with pain intermittently. But when we give our dreams & our stories A VOICE -when we tell the world that important truth that EVERYTHING IS NOT FINE, and that there is POWER in OWNING YOUR OWN STORY, it is important to EVERYONE. When we free ourselves from our burdens & live honestly, we give others around us the permission to free themselves, that they long to hear. What does all this mean for us? Live openly, and love openly. Live honestly with yourself & with your environment. Don't be afraid of your honesty about your joy & your pain - claim them & FREE THEM. And in doing so, FREE YOURSELF. :)
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took a LOT of therapy, twenty-five years of PAIN & some help from more earthly angels than I can even ...
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took a LOT of therapy, twenty-five years of PAIN & some help from more earthly angels than I can even begin to count BUT: I have a fuckin public service announcement. My body is a work of art & an accident of nature AT THE SAME DAMN TIME and I’m FINALLY learning to love it. I have a bone disease that ... took a LOT of therapy, twenty-five years of PAIN & some help from more earthly angels than I can even begin to count BUT: I have a fuckin public service announcement.
My body is a work of art & an accident of nature AT THE SAME DAMN TIME and I’m FINALLY learning to love it. I have a bone disease that required 30 + orthopedic surgeries to get my handicapable ass up & out the wheelchair. I have type 1 diabetes which means that this little expensive-electronic-excuse for a pancreas is attached to me at all times & I’ve got some STUPID DEEP emotional trauma that was buried so far in me it legit almost ate me alive.
BUT: I’m a motherfukin Big Deb trained unicorn & I made it.
Papa’s COMIN for wigs and vocal gigs in 2019 and this time: SHE MEANS BIZNESS #BIGDEBorGTFO
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(Excuse the poor quality of this picture) This girl is my girlfriend, and i love her a real lot. Shes ...
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(Excuse the poor quality of this picture) This girl is my girlfriend, and i love her a real lot. Shes fucking beautiful, as you can see through this amazingly perfect gallery that homes the word beauty itself that we call this account. Shes fucking smart, as you can see with all her academic ... (Excuse the poor quality of this picture) This girl is my girlfriend, and i love her a real lot. Shes fucking beautiful, as you can see through this amazingly perfect gallery that homes the word beauty itself that we call this account. Shes fucking smart, as you can see with all her academic accomplishments, which are far above impressive. Shes the one person in this world that i’ve met that is so fucking dedicated to me and things around her the only thing i can compare it to is a tree with the ability to walk around who stays grounded just because its loyal to the earth. Shes the most amazing girl on this entire planet and all of you should be jealous of me because you don’t have her and that is that. She is the most beautifully perfect piece of art and explaining it is like having the greatest idea in the world and not being able to put it on paper because your hands don’t work, and not being able to tell anyone because you have a razor in your throat and the slightest vibration of that voice box could shatter the possibility to be with her again. She is perfect, and i appreciate you. I hope you see this on accident c: i love you.
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One of my favorite moments from our ceremony was when my dear friend, @breighkenley, read a poem ...
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One of my favorite moments from our ceremony was when my dear friend, @breighkenley, read a poem from Corellis Mandolin. She read it to us a few months ago in Mexico and we knew that it would be the perfect passage to read on our wedding day. “Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes ... One of my favorite moments from our ceremony was when my dear friend, @breighkenley, read a poem from Corellis Mandolin. She read it to us a few months ago in Mexico and we knew that it would be the perfect passage to read on our wedding day. 💛 “Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion. That is just being in love, which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Those that truly love have roots that grow towards each other underground, and, when all the pretty blossoms have fallen from their branches, they find that they are one tree and not two.” 💛 Pc: @cristiano.ostinelli #weddingday #vows #italy #ekeenetravels #classiccar #weddingdress #bride
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Accidental Double Exposure. . My favorite image from yesterday's photo session. ( if you didn't ...
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Accidental Double Exposure. . My favorite image from yesterday's photo session. ( if you didn't see yesterday's post, I turned 50 and decided to do a combo of my Self Portraiture as Medicine along with the continued project called " capturing breath on film ". . I was checking the settings ... Accidental Double Exposure.
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My favorite image from yesterday's photo session. ( if you didn't see yesterday's post, I turned 50 and decided to do a combo of my Self Portraiture as Medicine along with the continued project called " capturing breath on film ".
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I was checking the settings on the lens and accidentally pushed the shutter. I fucking love it when the universe swoops in and gives me an unexpected treat.
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This is 4x5 Expired Type 55 Polaroid. A long exposure of 1 second. Captured the breathe of my 50 year old self... along with the heartbeat of a woman who is buzzed of the experience of living sober for 31 years and continues to learn, grow and open. My dreams, wishes and desires captured as thoughts in my head while the film was being exposed to light.
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My Grandmothers chair. On accident. And absolutely perfect.
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I was reluctant at first to setting up my camera and moving things around in my studio to create images on my birthday. I just didn't feel like it. I'm so glad I did it anyway. Still learning to just feel uncomfortable and do the thing.
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Grateful I'm still here to witness how light wraps itself around life.
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What a gift.
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Let's make art shall we?! Ps. I'm launching a bunch of things right now to celebrate my birthday. Jump on my email list to grab a discount this week before I announce all the things to all the people. Folks on my email list are already taking spots in all the things. Come join in!
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Ps. Thank you again for the flurry of birthday wishes! I love you and I'm so grateful you're here. 💗🦋
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I have seen the 10 yr challenge everywhere and it got me to thinking - what is the actual challenge? ...
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I have seen the 10 yr challenge everywhere and it got me to thinking - what is the actual challenge? To look the same? Better? Different? . For me, it was to look back on a human in her 20’s (left photo) wide-eyed, & living in a ton of fear because I felt no control over my life. I had neither the experience ... I have seen the 10 yr challenge everywhere and it got me to thinking - what is the actual challenge? To look the same? Better? Different?
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For me, it was to look back on a human in her 20’s (left photo) wide-eyed, & living in a ton of fear because I felt no control over my life. I had neither the experience nor the tools to really understand myself. I started out in this industry at 14 years old - quite by accident. Anyone who follows me from middle school or high school will tell you - I was (and still am) a normal kid from a small town. But I love telling stories and working in a community who literally work their asses off right up until the moment someone yells “ACTION!” in an attempt to make magic (which is what I believe great cinema is - magic). But that girl on the left was not prepared for the wacky / cruel / overwhelming attention fame can bring, and I truly did not know how to process any of it. I internalized the fear, did not communicate much, and certainly did not voice my extreme vulnerability, as I felt it was a weakness. Regardless of the road travelled, the 20’s can be weird and confusing. You are developing. This requires patience and self-care: both qualities I admittedly did not have at the time. I kind of barreled through the decade in an attempt to fake looking cool & confident (I wasn’t) + feel less pain.
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Ok, so I am now 36 - and I often get asked from journalists (🙄) how do I feel about aging (as if this is a bad word - we need to work to change this perspective, but that’s a different post). How do I feel about evolving from fear and learning to live through love? AWESOME. Aware there are always growing pains in life, but what a miracle to be alive. The woman on the right feels grateful to create art in different ways, finds strength in vulnerability - and beyond anything else - she knows love is everything. Also, “cool & confident” to me now is goofy, kind, and honest.
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So .... Go easy on your hearts now 20 yr olds - you’re not supposed to have it figured out. Find mentors, lean on those you trust who have more life experience. ❤️ Thanks for this challenge, here’s to the next 10. (I hear the 40’s are even better ;)
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I was craving a desert experience. I didn't really expect anything to happen because I've been busy. ...
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I was craving a desert experience. I didn't really expect anything to happen because I've been busy. I wish it was all art related but more focused on getting life basics back in order since the car accident. Physical therapy, strengthening my body, and getting myself a new car were the priorities ... I was craving a desert experience. I didn't really expect anything to happen because I've been busy. I wish it was all art related but more focused on getting life basics back in order since the car accident. Physical therapy, strengthening my body, and getting myself a new car were the priorities for the last couple months. Then this opportunity came up... sounded like something my soul needed... plus it's time to get back into the swing of things💪so I headed out to @magicalnipton to paint up this car. Ended up having some grand adventures, great conversations, and expanding the connections of love aka making new friends! Plus I painted on a really cool vintage #lincolncontinental 🙌swipe to see how their cars turned out and some of my favorite moments shared with @kfishla @gabegault @k_boatwright @magicalnipton thank you for this opportunity to play in the desert and be the only girl in the crew. I loved being out there with y'all! Thank you for the memories !
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all of the people tagged have been the biggest influential people I know and they love and support ...
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all of the people tagged have been the biggest influential people I know and they love and support me and everything! SO I LOVE YOU GUYS SMMMMMMM honestly they are my fam . @makeupbyyvanessa - you are always the one to cheer me up and support me especially bc of the accident you cared about me ... all of the people tagged have been the biggest influential people I know and they love and support me and everything! SO I LOVE YOU GUYS SMMMMMMM honestly they are my fam .
@makeupbyyvanessa - you are always the one to cheer me up and support me especially bc of the accident you cared about me and you are one of my closest friends and you are amazing! I'm so glad to have you as my friend
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@melaniesbeautyyy - where do I even start you are literally my bestest friend! you are super kind and sweet and you are always there to help me with anything ily!!
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@kaetsbeauty - oh my YOU ARE A GODDESS. you were the one who inspired my account and my first internet friend! you were the first person I followed and you motivated me to believe and achieve my goals! you are super nice and I love you as my friend. ILYYYYTTTT
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@simplyreviews HEY ANNOYING ANIMAL BUD. you have been so great and thank you for the amazing fun memories we had! ILY
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@ cass - CASS ILYSMM YOU ARE ALWAYS THERE FOR ME AND I JUST LOVE YOU. you always give me good advice and help me choose my outfits sometimes ily!
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@clearlydel - DEL DEL DEL. honestly I love you a lot. you respect me and my decisions and you are basically my left hand and you are always by my side ily!!
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@lip.balm.xo - em you are pure art! you are super caring and nice and I'm so glad you are back I missed you a lot back when you were gone! ILY EM!!
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@beautybymarlaina - mar you are such an amazing friend and I can't even comprehend how much I love and care about you! you always make me smiles and motivate me TYSM mar ILYYYY!!!
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@vidoverlay - mel thank you so much for everything. when it comes to co owning videoverlay or ranting about accs ILYSM! thank you for making me a friend of yours oddish
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@evidently.makeup - JESS ILYSM my streak buddy and you always care so much about me and TYSM for being an amazing friend :) ILY TO THE MOON AND BACK
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@bbwkool - SYD WE NEED TO TALK MORE. you are such an amazing quirky friend and I love talking to you I'm so happy we are friend ILY!!!
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My favorite city to relax. Bamberg, my love. Enjoyed some hours in the beautiful abbeys strolling ...
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My favorite city to relax. Bamberg, my love. Enjoyed some hours in the beautiful abbeys strolling through stores finding some art books, spring clothes and new corners (I find new corners every time!). I don’t really like shopping but strolling through cities and finding some things by ... My favorite city to relax. Bamberg, my love. Enjoyed some hours in the beautiful abbeys strolling through stores finding some art books, spring clothes and new corners (I find new corners every time!). I don’t really like shopping but strolling through cities and finding some things by accident is really fine. I rather enjoy the feeling being surrounded my those beautiful buildings, the character of the old town, watching people being happy.. that’s what i like about visiting cities. By the way: this bakery is a few hundred years old and offering the most delicious things. 😛 #bamberg #springday #visitgermany #oldtown #germanytravel #bakeryelove #oldworldcharm
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Well, one participant decided to try to fold the paper in half. Whoops. -and send it back along with ...
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Well, one participant decided to try to fold the paper in half. Whoops. -and send it back along with the thread. Lol. Initially. I was beside myself trying to understand how or why someone could knowingly destroy something such as handcrafted paper. But, it was an accident. My paper does not ... Well, one participant decided to try to fold the paper in half. Whoops. -and send it back along with the thread. Lol. Initially. I was beside myself trying to understand how or why someone could knowingly destroy something such as handcrafted paper. But, it was an accident. My paper does not fold well. Eek. My bad. But, I’m going to embrace and love that this happened and look at it as an opportunity to do what I do best, and mend it. #feministMothering #maternalTheory #workbyhand #care #love #art. I actually love that this happened! Thanks @terry.hildebrand not that I want everyone to make me sew. Lol.
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Yo, I've lowkey been trying to write this post all day. I keep getting distracted. This lowkey might ...
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Yo, I've lowkey been trying to write this post all day. I keep getting distracted. This lowkey might be a long post so you guys dont have to read all the way. (If you just started following me i talk about my mental shit occasionally ) i figured i should do this now that I'm 2/3 out of this buff ass ... Yo, I've lowkey been trying to write this post all day. I keep getting distracted. This lowkey might be a long post so you guys dont have to read all the way. (If you just started following me i talk about my mental shit occasionally ) i figured i should do this now that I'm 2/3 out of this buff ass depressive episode and my phone isnt tripping as bad o lo que sea (:
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So , the beginning of this year was ass as fuck for my mental. So was the middle and im still dealing with shit now but its more or less left over stress. im safe and warm.look tho People died, I went to jail for like two seconds, I got in car accident that was suuuuper bad, i was bouncing from my homies floors and couches and i slept in a car, i sat in a holding cell for a grip, my landlord tried to play me at one point, i didnt release any of my own Art, all my money was/is going to court shit( for a roach btw, less than .2 grams), i had to quit a job i was cool with, etc. In no particular order sometimes it didnt happen one after the other sometimes shit was hitting me left and right. And if you know me or have spoken with me.. you also know i disappear when im extra depressed with the anxiety thrown into that bitch...i dont like to burden people. I try to keep in contact but shit gets intense for me. This year I tried to make sure i let people in to help kind of. I was debating on whether or not to put their pics up and shit but i didnt have enough space. That was the really good part of this year. Even though shit was happening my friends that have continuously been there and have pulled me a little more out of my shit. And the homies that couldnt be there sent me good ass vibes constantly. Cause im the person that usually sends out the vibes fpr them. Red would come see me constantly.Tychi & Cloud let me Crash at their house. Cee took Leo so he'd be safe as fuck and happy. Alexus, Soso, Emily,Sha it wasnt a bad year. Just super bad parts but i got through it. I gained a fire as gf in the process too who supports tf outta me(so no, im not looking for my 2nd rn but thank you for the inquiries lmao.❤) i love myself a little more because of her,myself, and my
homies. The year was chill
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{Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, ...
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{Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, ... {Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of eternal passion. That is just being “in love,” which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Those that truly love have roots that grow towards each other underground. And when all the pretty blossoms have fallen from their branches, they find that they are one tree and not two.} ~Captain Corelli's Mandolin ❤️ Happy 5th Wedding Anniversary, my love. 📷: #mattmcgrawphotography
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I discovered my love for art by pure accident when I was forced to be creative during the holiday season ...
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I discovered my love for art by pure accident when I was forced to be creative during the holiday season because I couldn’t afford gifts. This Saturday will be the first time I showcase my art. I’m very excited and nervous so please come out show me lots of love and encouragement for this is me ... I discovered my love for art by pure accident when I was forced to be creative during the holiday season because I couldn’t afford gifts. This Saturday will be the first time I showcase my art. I’m very excited and nervous so please come out show me lots of love and encouragement for this is me stepping into the unknown. Swipe for details. 🌹
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|REPOST|__ I found out who my friends were when it was only God and I in college apartment closet ...
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|REPOST|__ I found out who my friends were when it was only God and I in college apartment closet contemplating on suicide. I grew up sducidal. I grew up depressed. I grew a very sensitive and an emotional human child of God. I am literally a bottle of emotions. I didn’t talk to my parents. All ... |REPOST|__

I found out who my friends were when it was only God and I in college apartment closet contemplating on suicide. I grew up sducidal. I grew up depressed. I grew a very sensitive and an emotional human child of God. I am literally a bottle of emotions. I didn’t talk to my parents. All my friends were liars and backstabbers. One of my best friends was in Jail and the other 2.5hrs away. No therapy. Literally the only one was there was God! I have a real problem when my love is rejected. You would think as much as I’ve been rejected in my life that it would be my strong suit. NOPE! We were all made to be loved.
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There is someone that has been contemplating suicide and God wanted me to let you know that killing yourself is an insult to him because you don’t know how valuable and purposeful you are. & arhat nothing God does or creates is without purpose. You don’t know how much you are already accepted because you have been rejected by the ones your fighting acceptance from. People only calculate how valuable you are by what you are doing now not by who will become! That’s how God see’s you, not who you are now but who you were meant to be. You just have to believe that.
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Someone may be mentally dead. Lost. Confused. Living with no direction.. .... so it seems. @iammiketodd said it best, “The enemies number one tactic is for you to not know who you are.” Don’t let the enemy reign over your life when God has already claim your victory. Find that life within’ you and believe you weren’t placed on this earth by accident but for meaning.
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My messages are open for anyone who simply needs to express themselves. Get anything out that you have been holding in. If it seems like no one is there for you. I am here for you in this moment. Just reach out. I love you and God does too.
#suicide #Depression #Anxiety #Purpose #Value #Love #Acceptance #TheLoveOfGod #ChildrenOfGod #PhotoOfTheDay #FeedYourSoul #ArtistsOnInstagram #Art #Beautiful
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Almost 3 years ago, my brother @takinchancez went over to my sisters place to give our niece her first ...
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Almost 3 years ago, my brother @takinchancez went over to my sisters place to give our niece her first tattoo. During that time, my sister asked him if he can draw her up a rose to cover her old tattoo and he did right then and there. They planned on getting the tattoo done in the future, but the design ... Almost 3 years ago, my brother @takinchancez went over to my sisters place to give our niece her first tattoo. During that time, my sister asked him if he can draw her up a rose to cover her old tattoo and he did right then and there. They planned on getting the tattoo done in the future, but the design was all stenciled out and pinned up on his wall at home.
That was the last time my sister saw him before the accident a week later.. Last week my sister and her second oldest daughter came in for my nieces first tattoo and my sisters rose cover up.
I didn’t think about it until now, but I seem to be following quite a few of his footsteps.. Not a day goes by where I have an appt for a challenging tattoo and don’t debate which piece of his clothing I should wear. His shoes, a hat, his chain, a polo or play wiz khalifa during the session.
Yeah, there’s no way I’m letting his name fade. (My middle name is his first name)
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I was given a short amount of time to do this rose, but she gave me artistic freedom. Using basic art principles, a mag and my love for realism, I really love this rose and feel the evolution in my craft the situation paved. 🎨
Expect original tattoo designs for good prices I’ll be posting in the future. 🤙🏼
#ErnestTreDaurham #TreDaurham #Daurham #Art #Tattoo #RoseTattoo #coverup #coveruptattoo #script #realism #ink
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LOVE MY PAINTING SHIRTS! Many people ask me about my paint shirts and I will answer some of the questions ...
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LOVE MY PAINTING SHIRTS! Many people ask me about my paint shirts and I will answer some of the questions here: Can I send you my own shirt that you can use and paint on and send me back? ️Haha, sorry, no! Do you paint motives on your shirts? ️No, this is work clothes, art by accident… Are ... LOVE MY PAINTING SHIRTS!
Many people ask me about my paint shirts and I will answer some of the questions here: ❓ Can I send you my own shirt that you can use and paint on and send me back? ❗️Haha, sorry, no!
❓Do you paint motives on your shirts? ❗️No, this is work clothes, art by accident…
❓Are all your paint shirts from Ralph Lauren? ❗️Yes, they are. ❓Are you sponsored by Ralph Lauren? ❗️Not sponsored, so no!
❓Are they for sale? ❗️Yes, I have sold some shirts. ❓Can I order a shirt that and you get it framed?
❗️Yes, I can frame it.
❓How much does one of your paint shirts cost?
‼️The price of my paint skirts is 5000 NOK /550 USD $ / 515 EUR € and finished framed kr 7500 NOK / 895 USD $ / 770 EUR €. Happy Friday from Oslo! 😁🍷
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#ralphlauren #konst #kunst #artoftheday
#artlife #picoftheday #fashion #fashionista #photooftheday #styleoftheday #stylegram #style #mensfashion #outfitoftheday #georgherman #oslove #oslo #norway #artstudio #fashionaddict #swag #fashioninspo #happyfriday #ootd #instafashion #fashionart #InstaStyle #FashionStyle #abtractart #fashionable
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I know how much you all love a comparison. . Original vs ADC Remastered. . For a full drawing video ...
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I know how much you all love a comparison. . Original vs ADC Remastered. . For a full drawing video and explanation to the idea behind this, the series and my thoughts on this scene too including GT... Click the LINK in my bio, and check the video. . Changes were made to my drawing and they're ... I know how much you all love a comparison.
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Original vs ADC Remastered.
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For a full drawing video and explanation to the idea behind this, the series and my thoughts on this scene too including GT...
Click the LINK in my bio, and check the video.
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Changes were made to my drawing and they're explained in the video, it's no accident he's a different colour, or Gokus appearance and body structure.
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#goku #kakarot #dragonball #dbz #drawing #anime #manga #art #artwork #artist #saiyan #shenron
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@ifbbjehinamalik1 with @get_repost ・・・ Hump Day part 2, calm down it’s just an ass! Yall all know ...
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@ifbbjehinamalik1 with @get_repost ・・・ Hump Day part 2, calm down it’s just an ass! Yall all know I had to keep this pic for hump day right cus any other day isn’t appropriate lol and I felt I should wait til the evening since it’s not a day time pic lmao! So some of my close homegirls been on me ... @ifbbjehinamalik1 with @get_repost
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Hump Day part 2, calm down it’s just an ass! Yall all know I had to keep this pic for hump day right cus any other day isn’t appropriate lol and I felt I should wait til the evening since it’s not a day time pic lmao!
So some of my close homegirls been on me about always showing my ass lol!
Well number 1) it’s my ass after a year from my accident, 2) frankly I don’t give a damn, 3) y’all see my ass every year throughout the year if not here on the stage and 4) we ALL have asses and it’s a beautiful piece of art, well if it looks good hahaha, i love mines! One thing, I’m always flexing my upper with my ass in it, never just my ass but maybe once lol!
If u don’t wanna see it just scroll pass idc! One saying I’m causing problems lol! Nah cus I don’t tag any man on my ass that’s just disrespectful! We asked men and woman and that was the conclusion, sorry not sorry! Ladies have more respect and stop being thirsty! I! If a man wants to see ur ass he can just go to ur page, no tags needed! Be like me and post for the world to see and keep the peace lol! Time for me to be on my cardio!!
Love me or hate me😜🍑🍑🍑 #humpday #firstever #vegansincebirth #ifbbpro #physique #historymade #wpd #sponsoredathlete #cleanmachine #centerstageposingsuits #veganbodybuilding #jehinamalik #paulmcclarin #worldfemaleathletics #blessed #vegan #bevsgym #starfitness #spartagym #glutes
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The Reverend from Prince Harry & Duchess Meghan’s wedding made me feel outside of my skin for what ...
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The Reverend from Prince Harry & Duchess Meghan’s wedding made me feel outside of my skin for what he said about Love. There’s power in love. Not just in it’s romantic form. The reason has to be with the source. #god As much as I share I am even more an enigma. I am forever reading and journaling. ... The Reverend from Prince Harry & Duchess Meghan’s wedding made me feel outside of my skin for what he said about Love. There’s power in love. Not just in it’s romantic form. The reason has to be with the source. #god As much as I share I am even more an enigma. I am forever reading and journaling. This piece I posted today was actually a snippet from a journal entry I did a few days ago. ♥️🙏🏼 At my sister’s wedding this passed Nov when talking about what she wanted read during her ceremony of course 1 Corinthians 13:4 (which of course is one of my favorite verses) would be perfect but love isn’t. To me as well as her, love is what you have after you see through the layers. This is what was read... ❤❤ "LOVE IS A TEMPORARY MADNESS. IT ERUPTS LIKE AN EARTHQUAKE AND THEN SUBSIDES.
AND WHEN IT SUBSIDES YOU HAVE TO MAKE A DECISION. YOU HAVE TO WORK OUT WHETHER YOUR ROOTS HAVE BECOME SO ENTWINED TOGETHER THAT IT IS INCONCEIVABLE THAT YOU SHOULD EVER PART. BECAUSE THIS IS WHAT LOVE IS. LOVE IS NOT BREATHLESSNESS, IT IS NOT EXCITEMENT, IT IS NOT THE PROMULGATION OF PROMISES OF ETERNAL PASSION. THAT IS JUST BEING IN LOVE WHICH ANY OF US CAN CONVINCE OURSELVES WE ARE. LOVE ITSELF IS WHAT IS LEFT OVER WHEN BEING IN LOVE HAS BURNED AWAY, AND THIS IS BOTH AN ART AND A FORTUNATE ACCIDENT. MICHEAL & CATHERINE HAVE THAT, THEY HAVE ROOTS THAT GREW TOWARDS EACH OTHER UNDERGROUND, AND WHEN ALL THE PRETTY BLOSSOMS HAD FALLEN FROM OUR BRANCHES THEY FOUND THAT THEY WERE ONE TREE AND NOT TWO.”... There will be amazing times, breathlessness for sure but you want real. Vulnerable fall on your knees this is me love. You want I SEE you love. In all the perfect flaws. You want to see passed them to the core of who they really are and help them love themselves the way you do and grow to be better together. Anyone can touch you. But it takes someone very special who wants to do the work to touch the deepest darkest parts of you and love them with every breath they have and in return teach you how to love that place of yourself too.
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Today is like the first day of summer, it is 25C° outside and I actually got a sunburn, cause I am pale ...
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Today is like the first day of summer, it is 25C° outside and I actually got a sunburn, cause I am pale as hell. And my boyfriend is taking a ride with his bike and I can not/ do not want to join, cause my back hurts since I got a slipped disk. Also I felt a little traumatized lately since we had an motorcycle ... Today is like the first day of summer, it is 25C° outside and I actually got a sunburn, cause I am pale as hell. And my boyfriend is taking a ride with his bike and I can not/ do not want to join, cause my back hurts since I got a slipped disk.
Also I felt a little traumatized lately since we had an motorcycle accident back in october. It waslike nothing and my knee is fine again BUT I feel sooo freakin anxious everytime I am a co-driver in the car or anything. All the turns we need to drive just kill me inside😂🙈 Aaaand I feel stupid for being this sensitive... About my art: this is a recent piece I did not finish yet. I want to get a better grip on aquarelle colors, cause I got them at home and barely use them for something😲

#model #illustrator #wip #workinprogress #halinasl #art #artsy #artwork #sketchbook #drawing #illustration #artoftheday #copic #lineart #fashion #love #arts_help #arts_gallery #instaart #instaartist #artistsofinstagram #girlpower #sketch #artdaily #cute #tattoo #tattooart #flowers #storytime
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10 Things About Me 🏹 I’ll start with some basics for my new followers and then go deeper. <span class="emoji emoji1f343"></span> 1. I can’t ...
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10 Things About Me 🏹 I’ll start with some basics for my new followers and then go deeper. 1. I can’t choose a single art form so I identify as a Renaissance Woman and follow my curiosity. 2. I studied Fine Art and Theatre in university. 3. I work from home (teaching theatre appreciation courses ... 10 Things About Me 🏹 I’ll start with some basics for my new followers and then go deeper. 🍃 1. I can’t choose a single art form so I identify as a Renaissance Woman and follow my curiosity. 2. I studied Fine Art and Theatre in university. 3. I work from home (teaching theatre appreciation courses for my alma mater). It was a happy accident and gives me lots of flexibility to follow creative rabbit trails. 4. My favorite book about creativity is The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. 5. I’m an aspie on the autistic spectrum (I just blogged about this if you’re curious to hear more.) 6. I love reading epic fantasy novels. 7. I’ve completed NaNoWriMo 4 times. 8. I am a budding gardener and trying to cultivate an old fashioned cottage garden in front of our house. 9. I’m launching a podcast called Kindle Curiosity this month! It’s all about the the creative process. 10. Currently drinking English Breakfast tea. Brewed quite strong. Milk & two sugars. ☕️ P. S. Join in #blurtselfcareathon & #artistsinapril by @theblurtfoundation & @gabriellabuckingham. ✨
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"They say love hurt. But they're wrong. Love did not hurt me. You did" . "You hurt me so much. Im breaking. ...
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"They say love hurt. But they're wrong. Love did not hurt me. You did" . "You hurt me so much. Im breaking. Yet i still love you. Hey... why you do this to me. I love you so much. How long we have been together. But why you leave me. It's hurt me so fakin much" . "Can you hear the silence? Can you see ... "They say love hurt. But they're wrong. Love did not hurt me. You did"
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"You hurt me so much. Im breaking. Yet i still love you. Hey... why you do this to me. I love you so much. How long we have been together. But why you leave me. It's hurt me so fakin much"
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"Can you hear the silence? Can you see the dark? Can you fix the broken? Can you feel my heart?"
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"Why you forget about me?"
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"I know im nothing special but i hope you won't replace me"
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"No... you already did. Why... why you do this to me. It's hurt me. I'm bleeding... you promise me. You never replace me. But you did. You promise me. You will always love me. But you lied to me. Why?"
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Hey... Arina... I hope i lost all my memory... it's hurt fakin hurt me... i can't
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By accident... Hey... I still Love you. I Love you so much💕
#animeartshoutouts #arts_heelp #artsy #art #animearthelp #anime #theanthemoftheheart #animeartshelp #sa_feature2 #shoutout #anime #fanart #instaanime #instaart #legacygreg #heartbroken #Arina
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6 years ago from today I was in a huge car accident. Left me with a fractured back that still hurts every ...
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6 years ago from today I was in a huge car accident. Left me with a fractured back that still hurts every single day ever since. That constant pain is a reminder of how precious everyday is. I was young and dumb and made many mistakes. I thank God everyday for allowing me to realize those mistakes ... 6 years ago from today I was in a huge car accident. Left me with a fractured back that still hurts every single day ever since. That constant pain is a reminder of how precious everyday is. I was young and dumb and made many mistakes. I thank God everyday for allowing me to realize those mistakes and help me change them. I remember praying as I was flipping through the air and he answered. With blood and glass all over my head and face all alone. I crawled out of that window that was broken by my head on my own as soon as I realized I was still alive and just looked back at my upside down car. I learned that you can’t take this life lightly. Love and live everyday to the fullest. Always see the good in people bc you don’t know what they go through. I’m so fortunate to have my life despite all the bad in it, all this weight on my shoulders. All the good in it overweighs it all. I want to thank everyone who supports me, likes my art and whoever will wear it for the rest of their lives. I wouldn’t love what I do so much without all the smiles that come with it. Thank you, much love 🤙🏽
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You guys know I <span class="emoji emoji2665"></span>️ pathology! You can imagine how all of my friends and family love sharing all of their ...
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You guys know I ️ pathology! You can imagine how all of my friends and family love sharing all of their medical problems with me! It’s awesome! I’m in bed the other night and my friend Jess sends me this photo of her husband Jim. The top left photo shows Jim about 2 weeks ago. In this photo, he is ... You guys know I ♥️ pathology! You can imagine how all of my friends and family love sharing all of their medical problems with me! It’s awesome!
I’m in bed the other night and my friend Jess sends me this photo of her husband Jim. The top left photo shows Jim about 2 weeks ago. In this photo, he is grilling dinner- just a few hours after a skateboarding accident where he landed on his back breaking 4 ribs! Dudes!😂 He was diagnosed with this injury at a local urgent care center where he received the X-ray in the bottom right photo. Looking at the anatomic drawing of the ribs- Jim was told he broke ribs 6, 7, 8 and 9 on the left side posterior (back) and that it would take about 8-12 weeks for them to heal on their own. The top right photo of Jim shows his injury this week which is 2 weeks later. Jeez that looks bad!!😳
Jim (@misterhouser ) is one of Gabe and I’s favorite artists and we have lots of his art in our house! I love his family, especially his son because we have in depth conversations about poop and other cool stuff. Swipe to the next photo to see some of his art and check out his Instagram @misterhouser to see more!
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This holiday season has been a rough one. With my nana’s passing and my car accident felt I was moving ...
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This holiday season has been a rough one. With my nana’s passing and my car accident felt I was moving backwards. But I start my new teaching job next week and was able to come to Canada on a 6 day vacation. As I dropped my friend of at Buddhist monastery.I was blessed with the opportunity to see ... This holiday season has been a rough one. With my nana’s passing and my car accident felt I was moving backwards. But I start my new teaching job next week and was able to come to Canada on a 6 day vacation. As I dropped my friend of at Buddhist monastery.I was blessed with the opportunity to see #notredame and my how breathtaking it was. As I light a candle for my nana I entered the chapel. To pray or meditate... send metta. I asked for acceptance and forgiveness. To have compassion for the people who have really hurt me and loved ones. As I walk out the priest asks “do you speak english” I said yes. He place his hand in my head and gave me his blessings. It was quite and in French. But as I left a warmth from my stomach started flowing through my body. My grandpa always says love is the most powerful emotion. Where as most people have a resolution during the new year, I pick a word. #acceptance is my 2018 word. There’s more to this day as we saw the #leonardcohen exhibition the song #hallelujah played which was my Nana’s favorite. My heart has opened to finally making art again, to being able to love, to facing my fear and forgiving the abuse and most important acceptance and gratitude for the present moment. #notredame #acceptance #2018 #vsco #spiritual #openheart #canada #montreal #inspired
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A little Kenya landscape, on film 2013, with a story:: Last week, I went way up North to a small live ...
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A little Kenya landscape, on film 2013, with a story:: Last week, I went way up North to a small live show for a band I've been loving. It came together at the last minute and I was dared by my heart to go. I found myself with a nudging that I couldn't let go of, so I went. You see, I'm finding that when ... A little Kenya landscape, on film 2013, with a story:: Last week, I went way up North to a small live show for a band I've been loving. It came together at the last minute and I was dared by my heart to go. I found myself with a nudging that I couldn't let go of, so I went. You see, I'm finding that when I step out and take risks, or get out of my comfort zone, cool things have been happening & amazing people are coming into my life. By wandering to the arts, I've already had great luck, so I didn't expect to sit next to a girl who needed to hear what my life was about right now, but she did. And I am in awe that somehow, me, I really inspired someone, just by sharing my thoughts, dreams and passions with a then stranger. This beautiful lady lit up, and shared how she had been feeling stagnant, like we all do, and how her heart wanted to move to a specifically warm place, and finally told her love for Botany. Well, through the show I remembered I had pulled this art print into my bag for no reason, other than, to share it with someone I felt it pulling to. I happened upon her work the next day by accident and she has since thanked me for the lovely surprise. I thank you, Kristin, for keeping me inspired, too, and letting me share my art and conversation with you. 💛
This is in the #Kenya collection currently benefiting the Pokot people through two charities, and supporting my next trip to Nepal with #NoChildorg
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SOME OF MY DISNEY STUFF: So it was interesting seeing which films I worked on my 16 years at Disney ...
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SOME OF MY DISNEY STUFF: So it was interesting seeing which films I worked on my 16 years at Disney Feature animation were your favorites. HERCULES & ALADDIN got the most votes which are two of my favorites. Someone asked which were mine ? HERCULES had my favorite character I worked on HADES! My ... SOME OF MY DISNEY STUFF:
So it was interesting seeing which films I worked on my 16 years at Disney Feature animation were your favorites.
HERCULES & ALADDIN got the most votes which are two of my favorites.
Someone asked which were mine ?
HERCULES had my favorite character I worked on HADES!

My favorite film is ALADDIN.
It’s just got it all great design, great songs and is humorous and fun and I love old cartoony Disney late 1940s

TREASURE PLANET. I loved working on SILVER as well as getting to do character concept art for 3 months.
The concept art was my favorite period there because I got to do what came out of me.

LION KING I think is the best film overall though. AND WAS THE ONE I HAD MOST FUN ON( my crew THE HYAENAS were a fun outcast group!) Little mermaids and Beauty and the beast are good but both look pretty bad.

I was a bit suprized how many of u picked OLIVER AND CO. Which was my 1st film I worked on at Disneys(enjoy my drawing of him here 🤪)
Atlantis I absolutely hate!! Sorry and Pocahontas!
Just not a fan of the character designs. both bore me to death!

Home on the range I wasn’t on much after breaking my ribs in an auto accident. But I had fun drawing it,, just wasn’t a fun film because we knew we all were getting let go for good after it finished.

Rescuers down under wasn’t a favorite of mine but after rewatching it 28 years later I thought it was not as bad as I remembered.

I sold an original idea called SILLY HILLBILLIES ON MARS. Which I wanted it to be weird, fun and lots of humor.
It only got a few drafts written by other people.

I also did devolpment on some spooky Mickey shirt ideas that the only did one RUNAWAY BRAIN. Which was fun.
Overall I loved being there even though I always wanted out to do #TOXICTOONS.
But I do miss my artist friends there and the steady paycheck.
I did a fun interview about Disney with @queenie_pocketfullofposiez On her you tube channel where you can see it from her link on her page to her you tube channel.

So I’m sure all these films mean something different to everyone and my feelings are my personal feelings on these films , faves and non faves.
But maybe rewatch your fave this weekend ❤
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The kids and I are traveling🏔 and taking little reflective breathers for art. Do you travel with ...
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The kids and I are traveling🏔 and taking little reflective breathers for art. Do you travel with art supplies? I always pack a sketchbook and an assortment of whatever inspires me on our way out the door. This time we added a few pens, glue stick, scissors, and a small paint set from @mozartsupplies ... The kids and I are traveling🏔 and taking little reflective breathers for art. Do you travel with art supplies? I always pack a sketchbook and an assortment of whatever inspires me on our way out the door. This time we added a few pens, glue stick, scissors, and a small paint set from @mozartsupplies for soul-filling downtime. Inspired by a @westelm print I recently saw, I painted a black background in watercolor with a trusty @sfmoma paintbrush and added white with a @sharpie poster paint pen. The large white splotch...total mistake, but I love the character it adds to the painting. I literally dotted the last tiny circle and the ink exploded from the nib 🙊But it definitely ended up being a happy accident! One of my daughters expressed empathy for me and we talked about how flexibility is one of my primary intentions in both travel and art. This mapped perfectly with yesterday’s activity pivot (see my post) from boating due to heavy wind. Also...this is my contribution for day FIVE of #tinkersketch art challenge “white”. 🖍⚪️📒Wishing you a beautiful day!
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“I like coming here to unplug and feel removed from everything else,” says Dave Macklovitch (@dave1), ...
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“I like coming here to unplug and feel removed from everything else,” says Dave Macklovitch (@dave1), half of the electro-funk band @chromeo. He stumbled on his Brutalist-inflected midcentury retreat on accident when a friend invited him over to her mom’s Laurel Canyon house. “I was like, ... “I like coming here to unplug and feel removed from everything else,” says Dave Macklovitch (@dave1), half of the electro-funk band @chromeo. He stumbled on his Brutalist-inflected midcentury retreat on accident when a friend invited him over to her mom’s Laurel Canyon house. “I was like, ‘Why not?’ I felt voyeuristic,” he explains. One look was all it took for Macklovitch to fall completely in love with the home available for rent. “I was instantly head over heels for it, and I tried to convince my friend’s mom to sell it to me.” When the mom agreed—on the terms that he understood the aesthetic and architectural value of the 1954 John Sjoberg home—he was eager to move his collection of design and art into the space. “I don’t have warehouses of it, but I’m an aficionado,” says Macklovitch of his furniture. It’s a hobby sparked in Brazil in 2010 when a friend introduced him to Oscar Niemeyer and Sergio Rodriguez. “I fell in love with the sinuous, curvy, very sexy Brazilian design from the ‘50s and ‘60s,” he says, and that led to Italian and Danish greats. “When you’re on tour, finish a show, and go back to the hotel, you have two hours to just go online and browse, so that’s the kind of stuff I started learning about,” says Macklovitch. Discover the rest of the home through the link in our profile. Photo by @yerinmok; text by @katromeyn
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Beautiful words by @gosiafineart about one of her very first porcelain sculptures, on display ...
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Beautiful words by @gosiafineart about one of her very first porcelain sculptures, on display at Paradigm now through June 16th. ・・・ “Imperfect” is one of those “happy accident” pieces. My intention for it was completely different, but when it came out of the mold it had an indentation ... Beautiful words by @gosiafineart about one of her very first porcelain sculptures, on display at Paradigm now through June 16th. ・・・
“Imperfect” is one of those “happy accident” pieces. My intention for it was completely different, but when it came out of the mold it had an indentation on the left side of the face. I was so disappointed and I agonized over the fact that she was “almost perfect” for days. I set her aside not knowing what do do with her but as time passed I started to love her just the way she was. I didn’t want to fix her, I wanted the world to see her as she is and to love her as I do. The idea of an imperfect porcelain doll, discarded and unused because of her one flaw, despite her beauty, became very appealing to me. It made me think a lot about the world’s obsession (and my own) with perfection and what we might be missing because of it. It felt good to let go of control and for once let my art do its own thing. I hope you all enjoy her 🖤 “Imperfect” is currently on display @paradigmgs as part of my “Beneath the Surface” feature exhibition
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“Imperfect” is one of those “happy accident” pieces. My intention for it was completely different, ...
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“Imperfect” is one of those “happy accident” pieces. My intention for it was completely different, but when it came out of the mold it had an indentation on the left side of the face. I was so disappointed and I agonized over the fact that she was “almost perfect” for days. I set her aside not knowing ... “Imperfect” is one of those “happy accident” pieces. My intention for it was completely different, but when it came out of the mold it had an indentation on the left side of the face. I was so disappointed and I agonized over the fact that she was “almost perfect” for days. I set her aside not knowing what do do with her but as time passed I started to love her just the way she was. I didn’t want to fix her, I wanted the world to see her as she is and to love her as I do. The idea of an imperfect porcelain doll, discarded and unused because of her one flaw, despite her beauty, became very appealing to me. It made me think a lot about the world’s obsession (and my own) with perfection and what we might be missing because of it. It felt good to let go of control and for once let my art do its own thing. I hope you all enjoy her 🖤 “Imperfect” is currently on display @paradigmgs as part of my “Beneath the Surface” feature exhibition
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@Regrann from @artparasitesofficial: On Sunday My best #friend turned 20 And my other best friend ...
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@Regrann from @artparasitesofficial: On Sunday My best #friend turned 20 And my other best friend Got a phone call and suddenly The party was over. On Sunday A girl my best friend was close to Had an #accident on the highway Her parents died She didn't. On Sunday I felt no ache Only ... @Regrann from @artparasitesofficial: On Sunday
My best #friend turned 20
And my other best friend
Got a phone call and suddenly
The party was over.
On Sunday
A girl my best friend was close to
Had an #accident on the highway
Her parents died
She didn't.

On Sunday
I felt no ache
Only a dullness
And a wave of sympathy
That I swallowed with a glass of water and my words.

On Sunday
Everyone cried
And though I held them close
And my shirt turned translucent with their tears
I didn't feel a thing.
On Sunday
I realised I was detached without being indifferent
The sadness came a while later
But only for the pain I saw
On my best friend's face.

On Sunday
I acknowledged
It had everything to do
With the fact that I'd never really liked
The girl whose #parents died

On Sunday
I questioned my #sanity
My conscience and my compassion
And looked for a hole in my chest -
There was none.
On Sunday
I learned that
I didn't have to fake grief
Or magic a phantom hole in my chest
I learned that
Sometimes, it's okay to feel loss
And still not be moved to tears by it
I learned that
Love is non transferrable
(I didn't love the girl - I won't love the girl)
I learned that
Compassion sometimes means
Loving the people you can love
And forgiving yourself if you can't love the rest
I learned that
My stoicism didn't make me a monster
And grief didn't need to be wrapped in sparkly paper
For all the world to see

On Sunday
My friend grieved
And as I held him and helped him heal
I knew
That restraint was a form of compassion too.

by @tanvimonadeshmukh

Art by Berk Ozturk

#SoulPoetry

#artparasitesofficial
#poetry #art #love #pain #life - via #Regrann #repost
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Hump Day part 2, calm down it’s just an ass! Yall all know I had to keep this pic for hump day right cus ...
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Hump Day part 2, calm down it’s just an ass! Yall all know I had to keep this pic for hump day right cus any other day isn’t appropriate lol and I felt I should wait til the evening since it’s not a day time pic lmao! So some of my close homegirls been on me about always showing my ass lol! Well number ... Hump Day part 2, calm down it’s just an ass! Yall all know I had to keep this pic for hump day right cus any other day isn’t appropriate lol and I felt I should wait til the evening since it’s not a day time pic lmao!
So some of my close homegirls been on me about always showing my ass lol!
Well number 1) it’s my ass after a year from my accident, 2) frankly I don’t give a damn, 3) y’all see my ass every year throughout the year if not here on the stage and 4) we ALL have asses and it’s a beautiful piece of art, well if it looks good hahaha, i love mines! One thing, I’m always flexing my upper with my ass in it, never just my ass but maybe once lol!
If u don’t wanna see it just scroll pass idc! One saying I’m causing problems lol! Nah cus I don’t tag any man on my ass that’s just disrespectful! We asked men and woman and that was the conclusion, sorry not sorry! Ladies have more respect and stop being thirsty! I! If a man wants to see ur ass he can just go to ur page, no tags needed! Be like me and post for the world to see and keep the peace lol!
Swipe left⬅️⬅️⬅️ to see my legs flexed exactly a yr from my accident!! Time for me to be on my cardio!!
Love me or hate me😜🍑🍑🍑 #humpday #firstever #vegansincebirth #ifbbpro #physique #historymade #wpd #sponsoredathlete #cleanmachine #ayearafter #centerstageposingsuits #veganbodybuilding #jehinamalik #paulmcclarin #theresoneofme #worldfemaleathletics #blessed #vegan #bevsgym #starfitness #spartagym #incompetitionwithme #healingdaybyday #illbeback #ivecomesofar #ass #keepwatching #comebackofjehina #glutes #bootie
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One has to love the art of compromise + ingenuity. 10 days post accident, spring weather off the ...
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One has to love the art of compromise + ingenuity. 10 days post accident, spring weather off the hook and it’s fair to say that the lure of the lake became too much. An old narrow 12’6 , some neoprene and half an hour of serenity. Sure it was lying down, paddling prone in 8 degree water and my hands ... One has to love the art of compromise + ingenuity.
10 days post accident, spring weather off the hook and it’s fair to say that the lure of the lake became too much.
An old narrow 12’6 , some neoprene and half an hour of serenity.
Sure it was lying down, paddling prone in 8 degree water and my hands kept going numb but when you’ve been knocked out cold, dislocated a hip, torn an MCL, broken a thumb, whiplashed and have severe bruising to most of your torso... half an hour is chicken soup for the soul.
Might need to get some neoprene gloves... 😉
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Today we visited this place by accident. Going in Milan with a friend, we ended up in the Sforza Castle, ...
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Today we visited this place by accident. Going in Milan with a friend, we ended up in the Sforza Castle, one of the most important and largest citadels in Europe, also the most defensive monument of Milan. This interior yard is making part of it! It houses several of the city's museums and art ... Today we visited this place by accident. Going in Milan with a friend, we ended up in the Sforza Castle, one of the most important and largest citadels in Europe, also the most defensive monument of Milan. This interior yard is making part of it! It houses several of the city's museums and art collection. It has even the instruments museum that we didn't visit because it wasn't in plan but it was nice to see such a grandiose place. 🏰
I'm not a fan of big cities anymore. I thought I was but no way. This one, Milan is so crowdy and very energy sucker. I felt drained out in just some hours of spending there. It's insanely how in the past I was so in love with big cities and now that I live in a lovely, small place where nature is my best friend, I just can't see myself in such a big place 🤦🏽‍♀️ Anywayz, these days with the new moon everything seems lost around me. I'm transitioning really hard at this new season and I just have to slow down from the intense energy I felt after the eclipse + full moon 🌕
That's it!
Nothing else. This is life, embracing it all. Accept and surrender. The hardest thing to do. 😌
📸 @benga610
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One analogy I love to use when teaching hand balancing is to compare it to marksmanship in that it's ...
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One analogy I love to use when teaching hand balancing is to compare it to marksmanship in that it's an art of precision above anything else. First off, it's not about what you can do once, but what you can consistently repeat. Even with my eyes closed I can eventually hit a bullseye by accident, ... One analogy I love to use when teaching hand balancing is to compare it to marksmanship in that it's an art of precision above anything else.
First off, it's not about what you can do once, but what you can consistently repeat. Even with my eyes closed I can eventually hit a bullseye by accident, luck, and pure statistics. It's a different story if I can intentionally repeat this performance.

As the aim/balance improves, we can start to go for a smaller target where subtle mistakes can be massively amplified.

There is no way to completely avoid movement, but with improvements in the skill the corrections for aim/balance become smaller and more efficient.

Adrenaline can be helpful with achieving explosive or strength based movements, like landing a big trick or hitting a maximum lift, but it will only make your balance more shaky. If you've ever tried to do a handstand under pressure you will know this, which is why the skill can be so difficult in terms of performing. You must remember to stay calm, be patient, and remember the technique rather than let the adrenaline take over.

Anyway, it's just another perspective to have on the skill work. I'm looking forward to teaching at @poleexpo this weekend. Also my upcoming events in Lithuania and Sweden have the early bird price closing soon, take advantage of the discount!

Upcoming events:
Pole Expo: September 9
Washington DC, September 14-16
Cleveland, September 18,20
Vancouver, September 22-23
Dublin, October 13-14
Vilnius, October 20-21
Stockholm, October 27-28
Madrid, December 1-2
Warstein, December 8-9
Singapore, January 19-20
Bali, January 26-27
Costa Rica, March 23-30
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The journey home has begun, yesterday was my last morning in Varese, and returned to Milan in the ...
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The journey home has begun, yesterday was my last morning in Varese, and returned to Milan in the afternoon; not before another home cooked meal with the Minazzi’s. Visited the original Aermacchi factory founded in 1912 where only airplanes were made. During WWII it was bombed. The tools ... The journey home has begun, yesterday was my last morning in Varese, and returned to Milan in the afternoon; not before another home cooked meal with the Minazzi’s. Visited the original Aermacchi factory founded in 1912 where only airplanes were made. During WWII it was bombed. The tools had been moved, so thankfully were not damaged. The building was rebuilt, and the counter in the lobby still displays the Aermacchi logo. The 45 min car ride allowed a few moments to take things in.
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In 2010 @theselvedgeyard invited me to collaborate on “Stutter Speed” with photographer @scottpommier and filmmaker @toastola . The project rippled around the world: a classmate from UCSC, Jesse Howell, sent me t-shirts from Istanbul, an artist in Sweden, Matylda McIlvenny, has a tattoo, and in Milan, architect Yuri Massimo Madella painted a water color.
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Yuri posted his painting on facebook, I was recognized, and we became facebook friends. Soon the image of the painting migrated through blogs and Yuri received several purchasing inquiries. The painting found a new home in Los Angeles with Jim Downs. Jim was curious about the back story, tracked me down, and rode out for an @eastsidemotobabes Tuesday night ride. A few months later Jim and I started dating, which continued for three years. We shared our adventurous spirits, so it was devastating when about three years ago Jim passed away in a tragic accident. Now this instrumental painting holds an even stronger place.
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Last night after 7 years, Yuri and I finally met for the first time, shared a decadent meal, and told our versions of our overlapping story. It was like meeting a long lost friend and was a very special night celebrating art, friendship, and love. Culminating with a spirited scooter ride home.
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On this pilgrimage, the kindness and generosity has been overwhelming. Today I fly home and while it’s emotional to leave these great friends, I am looking forward to being home and what’s next. This weekend is a race weekend at El Mirage and am looking forward to seeing my racing family. ESMB is camping out and I can’t wait to share the magic of Elmo, a campfire, and the stars.
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Happy Accident Series - Murakami Flower. I LOVE Murakami’s work<span class="emoji emoji1f49b"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f49b"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f49b"></span>, don’t you? <span class="emoji emoji1f33c"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f33c"></span><span class="emoji emoji1f33c"></span>. See the close-up ...
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Happy Accident Series - Murakami Flower. I LOVE Murakami’s work, don’t you? . See the close-up in my story. . . . DM for purchase inquiries . . . #joesuzuki #jsuzuki57 #art #contemporaryart #artcollector #fineart #urbanart #streetart #popart #happyaccident #sculpture ... Happy Accident Series - Murakami Flower. I LOVE Murakami’s work💛💛💛, don’t you? 🌼🌼🌼. See the close-up in my story.
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#joesuzuki #jsuzuki57 #art #contemporaryart #artcollector #fineart #urbanart #streetart #popart #happyaccident #sculpture #murakami #takashimurakami
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