Today marks the 15th Anniversary of Meredith Kercher’s murder and I’d like to share how thankful I am to Meredith for inspiring me with my art. Her story started my journey into watercolor and on Instagram.
In 2017, after ten long years of witnessing two killers repeatedly dominate the media and social media landscape with ‘their truth’, I sought a way to the get the actual truth about Meredith Kercher’s story out there.
I opened my Instagram account on the 10th anniversary of Meredith’s death and in tribute to her called it MK10art. https://www.instagram.com/mk10art/
1st painting I posted.
I started out with gauche paints, and I was ambitious.
New to watercolors, I got busy illustrating the true circumstances of Meredith Kercher’s last two months on earth along with detailed descriptions of what really happened. (Below are just a few examples.)
Every year, as her killers flooded the media with their puff pieces, I posted art of Meredith’s beautiful smiling face. I use different mediums, graphite, charcoal, pen and ink, watercolor and color pencils.
Over the past five years I have learned so much about art and improved my watercolor and color pencil techniques. It is a never-ending journey of discovery and joy.
I went on to do art about other current events/ true crime topics and my artwork has been published in multiple places. I never imagined that it would lead to where it has and who knows where it will go. But it all began with Meredith Kercher. Thank you, Meredith, for inspiring me on my art journey!