Welcome to THE BLANK CANVAS PROJECT.

This is a project I created in January, 2019 to empower women and encourage those who are insecure. Featured will be women photographed completely makeup-free with their list of insecurities and things they love about themselves.

I hope to bring light to those who struggle with themselves and encourage women to lift each other up. Social media these days can be brutal and discouraging. Here, on this page, I hope you can relate to these beautiful souls.

ALL THE LOVE,

Amanda.

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HELLO. This is me, Amanda. I’m the artist behind this account. You often see little posts here and there of me traveling or dressed up for some reason. This is the only way I allow pictures taken of me (and I know y’all are guilty too.) Social media has taught us this. Well here you go, here is a Completely vulnerable, completely natural, just me. No makeup, no fancy clothes, no mountain in the background, just me. I am insecure. This project is not about me, though. It’s all about the women who volunteered their time and vulnerability to tell the world it’s ok to not be perfect. It’s ok to struggle with self-love. Scroll to read their stories.


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“My eating disorder took control of my life. I didn’t have control over anything in my personal life at the time, so I felt like my weight was the only thing I could control.” - Nichole

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“Words are more powerful than we think. No matter the severity, they could have an impact on someone. -Abby

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“I’ve always wanted to prove people wrong. Tell me I can’t do it, and I will try my best to do it anyway.”


“Never judge another person for who they are. Your words could have a negative impact on them even years down the road. I believed what people told me, and it still haunts me sometimes.”

“Never judge another person for who they are. Your words could have a negative impact on them even years down the road. I believed what people told me, and it still haunts me sometimes.”