to research:

  – institutionalised fatphobia and shadeism/colorism within illustration (in particular of the kind literally taught by art teachers and industry pros who say they are just making things “read more clearly”)

 – artists (of all time periods) who DESTROY the above

do any of you have any ideas of places i should look or have fave artists to recommend?

If you’re an artist looking to diversify your faces:

swedishjazz:

  1. click this link
  2. draw whomever you get
  3. don’t worry about making it super-accurate, just focus on the characteristic parts of the face and have fun
  4. the outcome might not look like the ref, but it will be different and more varied than faces you draw out of your head, an dprobably pretty rad on its own right!
  5. feel free to reblog with your drawing, if you want!