Hi my name is Jessica Ticchio and I’m 23 years old. I am still in the process of establishing my own style, but my current work aims to blur the lines between the real – and the surreal. This concept lends itself to mainly portraits, which upon first glance appear realistic, but are often slightly distorted or unfinished. I am inspired by the different expressions people can portray through their faces and hands; reflective objects and materials; the surrealist works of M.C. Escher And I enjoy working with graphite, ink, a large scale (A3 minimum) and a high level of detail.