Artist. Writer. Creative.
Becky Handley is an artist and writer from the green hills of Derbyshire.
She creates every single day and her first book 'I want to be here' was self-published in July 2021. 'I want to be here' chronicles her journey with her mental health through poetry, photography and collage.
She is also a painter, specialising in colourful, abstract art.
'I want to be here' chronicles my journey with my mental health from an extremely dark time to a place where I truly believe I can find healing.
The idea for it came to me almost fully formed and I knew I had to make it and that is what I did.
I wrote every word, took every photograph, made every collage and then put it all together in InDesign. I am extremely proud of it but I know it is only the beginning.
Along with being a writer, I am also an artist with my speciality being colourful, abstract painting.
Painting brings me a great deal of joy and peace. It is a time where I can truly switch off from the modern world and get lost in the magick.
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