#Metroseen featured artist, Naj Gliese

Apr 17, 2022 1 comments


Name: Naj Gliese

Age: 26-years-old

Pronouns: Her/She


๐“๐ž๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฅ๐Ÿ?


I'm a self-taught artist. I started drawing at a very young age. I love listening to classic psychedelic rock, I'm pretty much into the 1960s and 70s things. 


๐–๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐๐จ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐๐ซ๐š๐ฐ ๐ข๐ง๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ข๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐š๐ซ๐ญ?


I would say my inspiration for my art is mostly from the songs I listen to, sometimes from my dreams or just random things I'd like to imagine, like, what if people have 4 eyes or if their skin is colour pink or blue?


๐ƒ๐ž๐ฌ๐œ๐ซ๐ข๐›๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฒ๐ฅ๐ž?


Weird and flamboyant 


๐‡๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐š๐ฅ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐š๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐›๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐š๐ง ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ?


Just like any normal artist I know, I didn't really think that being an artist could be a serious career. Most people would always say that "there is no money in art" or "it's only for the elites". So I wasn't really sure if I wanted to pursue this career back then. I come from a family of artists and I feel like I was just born into it, although no one really pushed me to become one, I just became one. Making art is my great passion but I also feel that if I do this for a living where people would expect a lot of things from me and take away my creative freedom, I guess it's not going to be healthy for me.


๐–๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐œ๐š๐ง ๐ฐ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ž๐ž ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐š๐ซ๐ญ?


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