Artist Spotlight: PTR (Brazil), Part 1

PTR’s art project appeared in my Instagram feed recently. In her own words, it is a “projeto de semi nude artístico vetorizado” or  an “artistic semi nude project.” Since PTR is currently accepting submissions, I submitted two photos. She is equal parts kind and talented, so I wish to share her art with my audience. In Part 1 of this Artist Spotlight, I will discuss PTR’s drawings of me. In Part 2, you will see more of her body of work (every pun intended) and read more about the inspiration behind her project.

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I posed for a boudoir shoot a month before my wedding and brought my bridal lingerie. While bridal lingerie and the color white go hand in hand, I eschewed tradition and chose a fiery red set instead. When I see PTR’s drawing, there is absolutely no doubt in my mind what I was wearing. The colors of my bra and its hardware are just right, along with the details of my bra cups and underwear straps.

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PTR did an amazing job with the shading of this implied nude. When I see PTR’s drawing, it takes me back to that boudoir shoot and she did a fantastic job of capturing a symbol of my unmarried days – a ziptie ring dipped in sterling silver. When I look at these drawings, I don’t just see colors and lines. I see feelings too.

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