Creating a Life Story, Year by Year, 8 Words at a Time

Ernio Hernandez
3 min readDec 9, 2017
artwork by @ernio_art

In February, I drew this woman while experimenting with a digital pencil. I thought briefly about using the image — for a poem, or maybe a short story—but never found the right inspiration. She waited.

I happened upon her image again shortly after Thanksgiving and thought it was finally time to bring her to life. But she had haunted me for so long, I felt she deserved…

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