HeadspaceIllustrates

Colored Pencil Illustrations by Amy Hetherington

Fredericton, Canada On Etsy since 2016

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HeadspaceIllustrates

Colored Pencil Illustrations by Amy Hetherington

Fredericton, Canada | 1,867 Sales

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Note from shop owner Shop closed for the month of December. Need to contact me about your order? Just message me, I'm here to help!

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Last updated on Dec 1, 2020

Shop closed for the month of December. Need to contact me about your order? Just message me, I'm here to help!

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About HeadspaceIllustrates

Sales 1,867
On Etsy since 2016

The Colorist

I'm Amy of Headspace Illustrations, the person attached to the pencil. I've been passionately curious about colored pencils since 2015, after randomly stumbling over an Instagram illustration of a vibrant portrait. I was stunned. I could not believe my eyes, and instantly felt a strong urge to draw again. And by again, I mean, after almost 20 years of not. That was something I had done in high school and left it at that. Thinking back, it didn't seem practical at the time to continue. I had gotten married shortly after graduation, and had to start living like a grown up, which for some reason didn't include much art. But that Instagram illustration changed everything. I became ridiculously obsessed with YouTube tutorials, as many art accounts on Instagram as humanly possible, and well, coloring. Hours and hours of coloring in my little blissful color bubble.

I quickly realized how important the role creating was for my mental and emotional well being. It forced me to be more observant to the world around me, to the quiet little things. It focused my attention on subtle details, differences in hues, shading and highlights. It was exactly what I needed to rise above crippling anxieties, a way to breathe. The more I breathed in, the further I got in a personal journey of healing. It was the headspace I needed for a peaceful heart. Now, instead of art being a coping skill for survival, it's become a gift of joy, that I'm thrilled to share with you, in hopes that it inspires you too.

It's incredible what a little inspiration can motivate a person to do. To be honest, I don't feel like a real artist, I can barely bring myself to say it aloud, but the overwhelming response from everyone sure makes me feel like I know what I'm doing. If you're reading this and actually made it this far, thank you for your support, and thank you for visiting my shop. I hope you find as much joy in my illustrations as I have had in creating them.

Amy

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  • Amy Hetherington

    Owner, Photographer

    I'm Amy of Headspace Illustrations, the person attached to the pencil. I've been passionate about colored pencils since 2015, after almost 20 yrs of no artwork. It's incredible what a little inspiration can motivate a person to do!

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Last updated on Nov 5, 2020
Frequently asked questions
Custom and personalized orders

I'd be happy to give you a quote on a custom illustration. Let's talk!

Wholesale availability

I do sell cards and prints wholesale, just message me with what your'e looking for.

Care instructions

Always protect your art from direct sunlight and moisture. Frame your piece with a mat if possible, so that the art is not touching the glass.