Christina Makes | on Tumblr (USA)
I must wait for you. Ink, watercolor, marker, 18x24 in. (2011)
Horse hung apple. Ink, watercolor, 11.5x15.5 in. (2011)
Christina Mrozik has spent the majority of her life observing the natural world and the types of relationships that form within it. Blending the external world with her own understanding of the human condition has led to her distinct style, in which flora and fauna stand in, representing the simultaneous and often opposing matters of the human heart. She often draws with ink and marker on paper, adding bursts of color with watercolor and high pigmented acrylics. Christina is inspired by many of the early naturalists such as Audobon, but also by visual storytellers such as Rackham. She views the art making process as one of portraiture, in which analyzing the drawing helps make sense of peoples’ histories and abilities. Please visit her website or follow her Tumblr for more work and news.
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