Her Unusual Approach Uses Emotion To Create Art... And It's Absolutely Beautiful

January 21, 2014

New Orleans based artist Heather Hansen uses a unique process to create her larger than life masterpieces. Using her own body, she allows her emotions to dictate her designs.

She starts out as if she is stretching across a huge blank canvas.

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Photo Credit: Spencer Hansen / Heather Hansen

Using only charcoal, she begins.

heather hansen street art
Photo Credit: Spencer Hansen / Heather Hansen

Stretching across the canvas, she the designs begin to take shape, capturing her every movement.

heather hansen street art
Photo Credit: Spencer Hansen / Heather Hansen

The process is as beautiful as the result.

heather hansen street art
Photo Credit: Spencer Hansen / Heather Hansen

And always an emotional one.

heather hansen street art
Photo Credit: Spencer Hansen / Heather Hansen

Her work showcases the fluid motions of the body and the symmetrical forms that it creates as she twists and bends.

heather hansen street art
Photo Credit: Spencer Hansen / Heather Hansen

heather hansen street art
Photo Credit: Spencer Hansen / Heather Hansen

The result is just the right balance of visual and emotional design.

heather hansen street art
Photo Credit: Spencer Hansen / Heather Hansen

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