byfeliciashanay When you see yoself and yo art in the #electrophibeta top posts, just chillin! Shout out to all the Electric Ladies! Its hot and disrespectful here in Atlanta right now so I haven't worn my jacket in a minute but I cannot waaaaait to rock it again. A Lil cool breeze can't come fast enough! Lol. #janellemonae #wondaland #carefreeblackgirl #electrophibeta #blackgirlfly #myart #blackgirlscreate 2d

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byfeliciashanay Currently trying to avoid a panic attack so I just spent an hour on one arm...can't even enjoy good news, because I overthink everything but whatever. Before I know it, I'm gonna have as many Lauryn's as Janelle's in my art stash lol Enjoy... #wip #laurynhill #comingsoon #themiseducation #blackgirlscreate #origineightynine #digitalart #byfeliciashanay (P.S thanks @aliasnicole for getting me to calm down a little -___- love you! ) 3mon

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byfeliciashanay Sending my love to those who cannot physically be with their mothers on this Sunday. I feel my angels presence almost everyday but during the moments where I miss her the most, the pain resurfaces and I don't quite know how to deal. It's hard to see everyone celebrate when you feel like you have nothing so, I reach out because we need that extra care. I know it's tough but you are strong-- no matter how hurt, afraid, or alone you may feel. And even though you've made it this far, I still pray you all find peace, happiness and the strength to make it through this day and everyday. Keep going, for her! I love you (Also...thank you for posting this, originally, @mootie713. I really needed to see it. #HappyMothersDay I hope it's an amazing one!) 3mon

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byfeliciashanay Been doubting myself and my art lately, so it was nice to come across this message. Clearly needed to see and receive it because, even though I have amazing friends and family who support me, I still have those days where I'm not so confident. That's life. It happens... Anyway, not gonna make this long. Just thought I'd share, for anyone who may be going through the same struggle. Be encouraged. Keep pushing! And have a great day 3mon

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byfeliciashanay Annnnd she's done, finally! Ready for a new home too. If interested, DM or email (listed in my bio). Thanks! #blackart #byfeliciashanay #solange #saintrecords #naturalistas #blackgirlsrock #blackgirlscreate #origineightynine #traditionalart #acrylicpainting 3mon

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byfeliciashanay I've been toying with the idea of selling this original painting but I don't think I want to (unless someone is seriously interested). So, while I debate with my stubborn self, I'll be working on getting affordable prints for you guys. Will post updates when I know more for sure. Stay tuned! #blackart #byfeliciashanay #laurynhill #origineightynine #O89 #blackgirlsrock #blackgirlscreate #acrylicpainting #traditionalart #themiseducation #queenlauryn 3mon

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byfeliciashanay New stuff alert! I've been working on finishing up some things and it's really exciting to me so get ready for picspam. K? Kthnx! #blackart #byfeliciashanay #origineightynine #O89 #naturalistas #blackgirlsrock #naturalhair #blackgirlscreate #afroart #instaart #mixedmedia #acrylic #watercolor 3mon

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byfeliciashanay Lesson learned. 3mon

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byfeliciashanay Getting somewhere with the Solo piece (finally!) She's a few photos over. Maybe more by now, idk. I'm horrible with finishing my work lol. Just wanted to share a piece of the process as I recover from a tooth extraction and have nothing else to do but practice some discipline -_- ... One thing being a "serious artist" has taught me is that patience is key. And when you take your time, you discover so much about yourself. You learn to trust your technique and sometimes you learn new ones. Anyone who knows me knows that I love drawing afros. However, it takes a good minute (try days and tons of layers) for me to even be happy with the result. I start from the ends and go up but if I get bored, I switch it up a bit by outlining all of the hair and working my way in or by starting from the center then working my way across. Either way I choose to go, though, pacing myself is everything. I'm not in a race so I don't need to rush. And since I'm not one of those "finish something everyday" artists, I don't feel pressured and can always come back and add touches here and there. The tricky part is going to be actually finishing it, since I'm in the middle of doing commissions, but I've been feeling super inspired lately so who knows? I just might! Guess you guys can stay tuned. Also, shoutout to me. This is like my first insta video #myart #solange #blackgirlsrock #naturalistas #naturalhair #solangel #acrylicpainting #byfeliciashanay #origineightynine #O89 3mon

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byfeliciashanay In other news, @liannelahavas is coming with straight heat this summer and I am ready. Kthnxbi. 3mon

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byfeliciashanay 2015 revisions made to a 2 yr old drawing of @harryuzoka (because I'm never satisfied). See previous posts for contrasts... #byfeliciashanay #myart #harryuzoka #blackmodels #artsnacks #blackgirlscreate #fashionart #traditionalart #blackfashion 4mon

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byfeliciashanay #tbt February 2013 drawing of model, @harryuzoka, with minimal shading because I was afraid I'd ruin it lol (revised, 2015 version coming soon though because I've been working!) 4mon

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byfeliciashanay Hello, 27! 4mon

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byfeliciashanay Been through so much, over the last few months, that it's amazing I even made it to this point but y'know what? I'm here! #ThankYouGod #HappyBdayToMe #27 #MamaIMadeIt 4mon

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