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Becca Bowlin

18 Jan. Artist in Chicago. Blondie, weirdie, lefty. Totally not a pigeon in a human suit. 🐦🎉

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I’ve been in kind of an art slump these last few days. Guess it’s good to practice hand drills! 👌🏻🤜🏻👆🏻🙏🏻 . . . #art #artist #instagram #instaart #anatomy #study #hands #illustration #practice #pencil #hand #sketch #sketching #draw #doodle #anatomystudy

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Due to our time difference & work schedules we only get about 30 minutes to talk. Either at 5am when he’s on his lunch break, or 1am when I’m leaving work. International calls are tricky at best, and dropped calls that eat into our tiny sliver of time drive me BANANAS! 🍌 ARRRUGH!! . . . #art #artist #watercolor #design #characterdesign #longdistance #ldr #relationship #cartoon #webcomic #illustration #anime #paint #ink #painting #droppedcalls #connection #animation #character #love #instagood #instagram

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Thanks everyone for joining me on Live last night! I’m trying to find/hone my style. Here are some of the little Mental Health monster doodles to come out of it. Anxiety! Depression! OCD! Who else do you see? 👹🖤 . . . #doodle #draw #sketch #instagood #instagram #instaart #artist #monster #doodlesofinstagram #ink #marker #share #character #characterdesign #oc #illustration #creature #cartoonmonster #anxiety #depression #ocd

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Swipe to see a repainting from a seascape I made for my dear friend @brandedtyger_cosplay_photo like a decade ago. She loves it and refuses to throw it out, lol. So I painted her a new one. I’ll re-do it in another decade. 😘💕 . . . #redraw #artimprovement #drawthisagain #drawings #progress #improvement #beforeandafter #painting #acrylic #sunset #paintedsunset #pirateship #ocean #art #artist #instaart #instagram #wip

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You know how in a video game if the music suddenly changes it means bad guys are nearby or a boss fight is about to start? That’s the real-life music change I’m hearing now. Spencer’s visa has been extended. His temporary project of 4-6 months is now longer. Life is throwing some unexpected new challenges our way, we are scrambling to strategize and gear up. It will be fine. I’m not freaking ou-AAAH WHERE THE HELL ARE MY HEALTH POTIONS?! I don’t know what happens next, but I’m gonna go grab my sword and get stabby. Stay tuned y’all. #art #darkart #illustration #anxiety #drawing #instaart #black #challenge #oc #draw #sketch #sketching #artist #mentalhealth #ink #anime #skyrim #longdistancerelationship #ldr #animegirls #manga #watercolor #ink #character #characterdesign #illustration #comic

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I hope this doesn’t minimize anyone who is currently grieving, but there are some parallels to big changes (like suddenly being in a long distance relationship after 10 years) and the 5 stages of grief. It’s also not super linear, it washes back and forth but always forwards. Anyways, I hope you enjoy this wee comic. . . . #art #artist #draw #drawing #doodle #griefsupport #instaart #instagram #instagood #comic #cartoon #webcomic #watercolor #5stagesofgrief #sketch #sketchbook #illustrator #illustration #couple #ldr #longdistancerelationship #ldrwarrior

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I know it hasn’t been that long but I miss being the little spoon with you. I’m doing so much better, still the nights are long and full of loneliness. Counting down the days to the next visit. (Inspired by @_picolo) . . . #art #illustration #fanart #draw #doodle #sketch #animate #cartoon #design #artist #watercolor #paint #couple #ldr #relationship #instagood #instagram #instaart #instalove

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CHOO CHOO ALL ABOARD THE BANDWAGON! I can’t help it, I love these dang art challenges. My submission for #artvsartist. Hmm...it appears I draw mostly cartoons and creepers, my style is all over the place, lol. 🖤👹🖤 . . . #artvsarts #draw #doodle #design #oc #sketch #artist #art #share #character #illustration #creepy #selfie #style #beatles #paint #watercolor

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I’m not sure what is it about living alone but I keep finding cobwebs everywhere! Maybe it’s the season? Anyways, I found two spiders wresting in the kitchen so I named them Brangelina and Bennifer and gave them a stern lecture about staying in the herb garden and off my countertop. Have some damn manners! 🕷🕷🕷🕷 . . . #illustrator #comic #design #character #art #artist #cartoon #funny #alone #characterdesign #doodle #draw #drawing #ink #watercolor #rickandmorty #ldr #sketching #instagram #instaart

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April is Expression Challenge month! It’s tricky to make sure you have a consistent looking character despite squashing and stretching the features. I hope you’ll enjoy watching this girl make faces at you all month! 😁 . . . #expressions #gestures #emotion #face #faces #challenge #subject #progress #portrait #practice #oc #conceptart #anime #anatomy #study #illustration #animation #happy

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