Graphite 1983 | Communicating through Images

About Graphite

Cecilia Bellini, aka Graphite, was born in Rome (b.1983) and raised in Rome and the Umbrian countryside.

Her hand draws to develop borders of reality through sketchy traces and vibrant shades that replicate equally fragile and rigorous thoughts. Cecilia’s path finds its target in harmonious distinction: the continual look for for feelings, employing decomposition and synthesis to search for a starting or an finish.

Even though she grew up in a spouse and children of architects and journalists, she considers herself self-taught. Struggling from dyslexia, she approached drawing as a medium to express her feelings visually.

We met her for an distinctive interview all through which she discussed additional about her teaching and creative method.


Good day Cecilia! Can you briefly describe what you do and notify us anything more about your technique? 

I draw, and the pencil is my most loved instrument. Then, I also normally experiment with new methods and materials, but at the second, I’m generally working with watercolor and colored pencils. I also in some cases use digital media.

And what drives you to make artwork? 

It’s component of me, my way of communicating and expressing what I have within as I am a extremely introverted human being. Drawing is some thing that is section of me it is a needed condition, like breathing.

As a curious human being, drawing teaches me a lot of matters, it concentrates me, bringing me into a world of my very own.

And how very long have you been functioning in this industry?

Skillfully, it’s only considering that a several a long time.

Graphite 1983 | Scoprirsi...Conoscersi
Scoprirsi… Conoscersi | Graphite 1983
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Ricerca dell’equilibrio | Graphite 1983
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Raccolta | Graphite 1983
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Quando | Graphite 1983

Let us communicate of inspiration. Which artists primarily have an affect on your work?

I will summarize for the reason that if not, I would not complete answering as I get a cue from anything and any creative industry.

Egon Sciele, Cassegrain, Jordi Lafebre, Toulouse-Lautrec, Modigliani, Matisse – and all the Impressionists, Giotto, Kandinskij, Mondrian, Salgado… and the listing goes on and on!

And is there one thing else outdoors visual arts that inspires your follow? 

Everything. Pretty much.

How would you like persons to interact with your work?

I’m not certain I have an answer. I want to be understood, and I would like the intent of my do the job to be recognized and appreciated. 

I imagine this will signify developing on a personal stage due to the fact acquiring persons understand my get the job done will also signify they will fully grasp me. To me, It will intend to be in a position to converse with the earth.

Do you have everything fascinating on the horizon? 

I am arranging an exhibition that will choose area right before Xmas, and am also collaborating with a publishing residence for a graphic novel.

I not too long ago started 140 COTON (for a lot more info, go to, whose strategy is to make ‘art in motion,’ art that arrives to everyday living.

Ultimately, I am collaborating with Nove Onlus and Ciomod, getting treatment of the graphics about a chocolate keep and whose gains will go to a charity basis.

Previous query, a large one particular. In which do you see you in the future? 

I am quite demanding, so my targets are often extremely higher, just about unattainable, and excellent. But this enables me constantly to give my best.


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