This drawing was done using a charcoal pencil, powdered charcoal and brushes, it took about three days to be finished and I worked from a photograph of myself.
Gabriela Handal was born in the Republic of Panama, in 2013 she moved to New York to earn her Master's degree at the New York Academy of Art. In 2015 she obtained it with a Major in drawing and a concentration in anatomy.
Her work effectively revolves around the human figure as a product of Mother Nature, often exploring self-portraiture as a way to understand, accept and appreciate her body and self.
Currently she produces work out of her studio in New York.
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