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Freedom Wigs: Sketchbook Expressionism and Other Personal Things
Freedom Wigs Sketchbook Expressionism and Other Personal Things Author:Martha Rich People who know me now won't believe this, but I used to be a very shy girl. I felt most comfortable keeping quiet, doing the nice thing, not speaking up. Making sure everyone else was happy. I liked to blend in. I was a well-behaved girl. Good behavior leads to happiness and rewards, right? — The art in this book is finally me speaking up -- try... more »ing to be myself and not blend in. It was embarrassing at first, showing my work to people who didn't know me. I figured they could see right through all my insecurities and neuroses, and then think I was weird and not like me. But that didn't happen. It seems everyone is neurotic and insecure, at least a little bit.
I am still a little embarrassed to share, but a little embarrassment does a person good. It means you are taking a risk and going out on a limb, exposing yourself. My friend Jonathan has shared some of our emails back and forth throughout the years. My art is very much like our email conversations, short, gross, or funny tidbits in response to the weird everyday nonsense of life.« less