Gwenn is a full-time artist, portraitist, and free-culture advocate. Her beautiful, unique portraits as well as all of her other work is intentionally free from copyright.
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-How she deals with what she calls “the stupids,” when everything you do seems to be bad.
-How some of her best moments come when she completes a project, whatever it may be.
-Art and creativity bring her the desire and ability to be in this world.
-How she is inspired by everyone around her, especially the people who she makes portraits for.
-To reframe the way you think about mistakes and actually embrace them.
-If you are viewing something as a mistake, it means that you are evolving and not remaining stagnant.
“Have those moments of self-love and really stew in them. You stew in the self-doubt so you might as well stew in the self-love as well.”
“Mistakes are my friend.”
“The reason why the mistake is good is because it means that you at least DID THE THING.”
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