Friday, February 12, 2016

More 29 Faces : Worldly Women

Martha from Ayala Art is the creative artist behind the 29 Faces Challenge and this was her message at the beginning of the month." Can you believe we have come full circle to the last leap year? 29 faces is 4 years old!! yaay! I have met so many wonderful artists, and so many people finding out and discovering that practising every day for a full month, even the smallest of months! They can grow so much better as artists! Thanks for participating and making faces with me ♥. " .... 
I am not sure that I am becoming better as an artist, but I am thoroughly enjoying researching the noteworthy women I am drawing inspiration from .... These are all pen and pencil sketches done on used tea bags. 

Day 5 : Marie Curie, French physicist and chemist, first female Nobel Prize winner. 

Days 6-8 : Mother Teresa, Human rights worker  and Nobel Prize Winner; Sojourner Truth, African-American abolitionist and human rights worker; Jane Austen , English novelist and social commentator 
Day 9-11 Susan B Anthony, American social reformer and feminist; Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani female education activist; Germaine Greer ( as a younger person) , Australian feminist and activist 
Day 12 & 13 : Sister Elizabeth Kenny, Promoter of unconventional approach to the treatment of polio; Coco Chanel, French  fashion designer and innovator. 

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