If you ever want to get some cool, graveyard inspired vibes, or just want to be influenced by a total bad ass while sketching up a portrait, Sarah Killian is the girl whose guidance you seek. A true child of the 90's, Sarah's art is straight to the point, creative, and in your face. It's hard not to love an artist who is able to express herself through both music and drawing! Always seeking inspiration and being an inspiration all on her own, Sarah is one teen artist who cannot be easily forgotten.
As a teenage girl, (and not an art critic!) I feel as if Sarah's art actually captures the idea of being a sassy, independent, and fun-loving youth. She is, unknowingly, a creative for an ideal that is even bigger than herself. Her art leaks with feminism and Kurt Cobain inspired vibes at every corner.
Where do you draw your inspiration from?Just about all of my inspiration comes from music, I've idolized many older artists and musicians and a massive part of my inspiration is drawn from Kurt Cobain and his art as well as his music.
When and how did you first start doing art?I don't know exactly how or when, I just know that I've always been artistically inclined.
What do you want to be when you're older and why?When I get older I hope to be able to continue as a musician.
Do you put milk in first or your cereal?
I don't drink milk, but if I did I would definitely put the cereal in first!
What do you want to say to young artists out there who are still trying to find themselves?
I think that it's important to idolize people and to draw inspiration from everyone and everything, even more so, though, I think that it's important that you don't lose your sense of self in someone else's work. You will not find yourself through someone else. Imitation is not flattery, and especially not in art. There's also the ongoing issue of artists comparing their work to that of other artists. Don't be discouraged by technique that you're struggling to achieve; with time and proper work it will come. Learn to appreciate art with out comparing it to your own.
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