ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – From the moment her pencil hits the paper, Kelcee Yazzie never loses a smile, as she draws the subjects of her art.
“Cause everyone needs to smile, and you want to make someone smile,” said Kelcee Yazzie.
Just looking at every fine line, and each carefully shaded face in her artwork, you’d never know… Kelsee is quadriplegic.
“I didn’t even have a single tear or anything, cause I didn’t know what was going on,” said Yazzie.
After a bad car accident in 2010, the 29-year-old lost almost all control of her body.
“I started to draw on my tummy with my palms together like this,” she said.
It’s a sight you have to see, to believe. With a pencil nestled between her wrists, Yazzie uses her skill to create unbelievable works of art.
A nurse at the AMG Specialty Hospital in Albuquerque introduced her to Frida Khalo, not long after her accident.