Throughout a period of time when she felt at her lowest, LUNA/C was just starting to create work that would prove to lift her higher. This 21-year-old artist from Chino Hills, California tells us of her personal and artistic struggles that led to the creation of the beautiful work shown below. Although making art has undoubtedly improved her situation, LUNA/C admits that even painting cannot fully distract her from reality. Thankfully, her art has attracted a supportive online audience that makes her feel more appreciated – and by the end of this interview, LUNA/C is giving fellow artists some words of encouragement in finding their own self through art.
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In a large number of paintings, you depict a nude woman with her face hidden or replaced – either by brushstrokes or an oversized fruit. How did this style of yours form?