REVERE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — For the reason that winter of 2018, 24-year-old Olivia MacDonald from Revere has been creating artwork every single day, a follow that started when she wished to do one thing good for her cousin in Switzerland who was affected by despair.
“I wished to unfold love and positivity to him, he might see it every single day and provides him some new inspiration and hope. He instructed me that he cannot actually see in colour anymore, so I feel that is why I additionally do my drawings in black and white ink, as a result of I attempt to present the wonder in black and white as nicely,” MacDonald instructed WBZ’s Suzanne Sausville.
During the last three years, MacDonald has executed over a thousand drawings which have gained loads of recognition on-line, together with her Instagram account, “Ink By Olivia,” surpassing 23,000 followers. Her every day drawings have been posted there, coupled with an inspirational quote within the feedback for every.
MacDonald stated that folks everywhere in the world have written to her saying that they too affected by despair, and that her cousin is doing a lot better.
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In accordance with the Ink By Olivia website, MacDonald was self-taught and acquired her BFA in artistic writing with a minor in illustration in 2020. Along with her every day drawings, MacDonald stated she has additionally executed commissions in customized tattoo designs, album covers, gig posters, logos, and product labels for worldwide corporations.
WBZ’s Suzanne Sausville (@wbzSausville) experiences.