This image is not black and white for those who have made the mistake of thinking it is. Everything I was wearing was black and that contrasted with my pale skin to create the illusion of a black and white photo.


The title was a last minute idea
(this kind of reminds me of Madonnas music video for “Frozen”)
Self Portrait
© Jessica Walker 2009

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dark, face, gothic, makeup, moody, porcelainpoet, self portrait

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  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellover 5 years ago

    Amazing art direction, Amazing light, Amazing mood you’ve created….

  • Thank you very much Lisa :)

    – PorcelainPoet

  • Jessica Andrews
    Jessica Andrewsover 5 years ago

    after reading the title it reminds me of the ice queen in the lion the witch and the wardrobe…great work

  • Ahh yeah I can see how it could.. thank you.

    – PorcelainPoet

  • Xenia
    Xeniaover 5 years ago


  • Thank you!!

    – PorcelainPoet

  • paperslayer
    paperslayerover 5 years ago


  • Thanks!

    – PorcelainPoet

  • KristineNora
    KristineNoraover 5 years ago

    I like you : ] k

  • Jarmo Korhonen
    Jarmo Korhonenover 5 years ago

    very beautiful!! :))

  • RPGesus
    RPGesusover 5 years ago

    nice mascara work

  • KristineNora
    KristineNoraover 5 years ago

    I am a makeup artist I live 1 hour from NYC you my friend give great face !!! k

  • funkyfacestudio
    funkyfacestudioover 5 years ago

    Beautiful makeup ! great work !

  • CinB
    CinBover 5 years ago

    beautiful shot, love the eye makeup the eyes are alittle scary but it adds to the image.
    great work

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