“I did not lose myself all at once. I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain, the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water. ” ― Amy Tan

* photo of gymnast is personal to me (from: hidden identity photography.

Artist Nikos Gyftakis has created some of the most crazy, intricate portraits I've seen.

Nikos Gyftakis

Artist Nikos Gyftakis -oil pastel self portraits

Marker used to write on person to create typography - identity project

Text Art: Marker used to write on person to create typography - identity project

"Maras Guy #1" (2009), by Noor+. "Mickaël has long been fascinated by Maras*; I decided to turn him into one of them ! My muse Bénédicte was my artistic director for this shooting! She chose a poem about love and death by Louise Labé and spent a few hours drawing carefully each word on his face! XVIth century poem meets Salvadorian toughest gang!". *Maras or marabuntas: gangs originating from Central American countries.

NOOR+ - Maras Guy - Mickaël has long been fascinated by Maras; I decided to turn him into one of them ! My muse Bénédicte chose a poem about love and death by Louise Labé and spent a few hours drawing carefully each word on his face

Contour Drawing inspired by artist Nikos Gyftakis

This is a typical physical sign of a migraine. Hands on the face protecting the head from further injury.

Nikos Gyftakis

Good example of what inner turmoil can look like: NC: Self portrait Nikos Gyftakis Greece Medium: oil pastel on canvas Year Created: 2005

Ms. Erykah Badu

NOE TWO - Graffiti artist from Paris, France - One of my favorite artists - Erykah Badu - SabiKulture

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