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Mx. Moon, Imaginary Society Lady

Drawing Mx. Moon’s photo from Sktchy l imagined I was drawing a fine society lady from the 1800s. Then I noticed on Sktchy their pronouns were they/them so I had to look up the appropropriate honorific: Mx. This wasn’t too hard to draw because… (Read more on my blog)

Mx. Moon from Sktchy, graphite on paper, 10×8″

Mx. Moon’s photo on Sktchy (here) led me to imagine I was drawing a distinguished, fine society lady from the 1800s or would it be 1900s? Or 1940s? I don’t know what era, but the photo transported me to another time.

I originally was referring to her as Ms. Moon but then noticed on Sktchy their pronouns were they/them so I had to look up the appropriate honorific and it’s Mx. I learned something new. (On Sktchy they go by simply “Moon”). I hope they don’t mind that I’m referring to them as a society “lady.”

This wasn’t too hard to draw because for once the reference photo wasn’t a distorted selfie, although the angle of her head with the camera far below her face, looking up made it an interesting challenge.

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