The Artist who Drew Everything she Bought

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7th Jan, 2013

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If you were to draw everything little thing you consumed, would you be able to stomach it? Kate Bingaman Burt is an illustrator based in Portland, Oregon who has been documenting all her purchases everyday for the past six years. From everyday purchases to one-off finds or pricey indulgences, it’s all there, chronicled on her treasure chest of a website as well as in two separate volumes of her work that were published, entitled Obsessive Consumption: What did I Buy Today? While there’s definitely something scary about the amount of stuff we consume, Kate’s daily drawings have an air of innocence and fun about them that make them a pleasure to browse. I tried my best to sift through six years of illustrations (a typical morning in the life of a blogger) and picked out my favorites… 

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Browse through more of Kate’s illustrations here.

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