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Video by @ts_abe
“i adore drawing. i’m obsessed with it,” says t.s abe (@ts_abe ), a 28-year-old british artist who creates short looping videos of her pencil-and-paper self-portraits. “i’d been making traditional pencil self-portraits for over a decade before i decided to pick up my camera and shoot with the intention of creating a portrait in motion,” says abe, who lives in west london. “i shoot the footage of whatever i’ve seen in my head, play around with it on my computer to find the perfect loop, and then draw the frames—typically six to 20 of them.”
she’s been a full-time illustrator for more than three years, but abe doesn’t take the creative freedom for granted. “making a living from drawing is still mind-blowing to me,” she says. “drawing is so comforting — being able to distill the peculiar and confusing experience of life into something exacting.”
see abe’s creative process 👀 — today on our story.

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@mauricioreyesaranda October 2018

I am mauricio reyes artis from cuba. just i want to say you good work.

@maks_kisko October 2018

Искусство ✌🏼😀✌🏼

@rahel.haile.9081 November 2018

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@maks_kisko November 2018

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@carlawernermusic November 2018

You're incredible!

@ivan_888_troickiy November 2018

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@wat_hasay November 2018

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@myadoh_28 November 2018

❤️

@kasmmkuza November 2018

👍

@robertsjimmer November 2018

You and i have the same interest. i my spare time i grab a pencil and pad a stratemore pad & draw faces of people. i'm just practicing, getting tips from books and what i learned.

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Hello?

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@maks_kisko January 2019

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@oussamsterdam January 2019

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@emnicholds3 January 2019

Wow, this is very artistic.

@caroltaylor442 last month

❤️👏

@lacionyalee last month

Wow😮👏👏

@kinikagillis 4 weeks ago

Good job!

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@lmlm215 2 weeks ago

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@cristinacruz405 3 days ago

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