ballion asked: Normally I don't do this, but thank you so much for following! I discovered Vali a while ago because of a Tumblr friend and I'm just SO mesmerised by her and her work. Thank you for this blog.
“I decided I wanted a similar tattoo. I was sitting in the lobby drawing versions of lightning bolts in my notebook when a singular woman entered. She had wild red hair, a live fox on her shoulder, and her face was covered with delicate tattoos. I realized that if one erased the tattoos, they would reveal the face of Vali, the girl on the cover of Love on the Left Bank. Her picture had long...
“I just draw - ever since I was a little girl. People always try to label it, but you can’t label this work, it’s original. It’s like asking why do you dance? You do it because you have the spirit inside you… If I didn’t draw I’d go mad. Artists are like shamans - they have that compulsion and nothing can stop them.” Vali Myers