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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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@queeniecocohenry last month

@the.littlemermaid_ isn't this kool, baby girl?!!!

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@zeyycedal last month

A meaningless charm

@sakidamiyu last month

Love this picture :)

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@umutaliferhat last month

Nasıl çizdim çok güzel olmuş

@hb_metrick last month

Amazing! 🙌🏻

@axrorx0n last month

Что за ебальник

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@rebekkahbrown1 last month

Nice picture

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@satans.girl___ 4 weeks ago

Wow just wow 🔥🔥🔥

@calostfils4444 4 weeks ago

Wow how the world she did that

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@cailynresweber 3 weeks ago

Amazing can you decorate all of my home😍

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@riga.fm 3 weeks ago

Well hella creative💡💡

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@spoopy_badatthismeme 3 weeks ago

Did she just look at my up and down

@jeanesilva015 3 weeks ago

Nossa muito legal

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@siham_genius_activo 2 weeks ago

👍😮 extraordinary ❤❤

@spookani_ 2 weeks ago

This is beyond incredible

@marielisemarty 2 weeks ago

Superbe création....l'art a ça de magique, créer, inventer....j'adore....✌🌞☀♥

@wlwrncelance_ 6 days ago

It was awesome!

@shrfy3609 3 days ago

افرین بسیار عالی

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@mattparrish_ 2 days ago

My team and i are working on a few business projects in london, we should connect!

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