Bryan Lewis Saunders’ Unconventional Approach to Creating Art, “Under the Influence”

Washington, DC-based artist Bryan Lewis Saunders has adopted a unique approach to creating his artwork. In a series of incredible self-portraits in different drawn mediums, Saunders shares with us how his self-perception changes under the influence of various narcotics and drugs.

Of the portraits generated, the following are particularly striking:

Under the influence of crystal meth.

Under the influence of crystal meth.

Under the influence of nicotine gum.

Under the influence of nicotine gum.

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