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My Art History

Mr Strong

As I have mentioned, I came back from my holiday with a huge pile of old artwork which covered 2 years of high school, 2 years of college and 3 years of art school. I had no idea I kept so much stuff up in my dad’s loft so it was quite an experience seeing it all again. I went through everything while I had the flu and threw out/recycled about 75% – most of that being piles of the same print run and endless life drawings. I kept all the good stuff and all the ‘interesting’ things and I’m going to post every week with a few bits in order. I have a lot of self-portraits and drawings of my bedrooms and suchlike, so it should be pretty fun.

I’ll start properly next week, so here’s a drawing of Mr Strong I did in primary school!


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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