Sunday, September 7, 2008

Emotion


I always consider myself (and label myself) an illustrator rather than an artist, if for no other reason than I rarely try to sway opinion or provoke emotion with my work. This piece is an exception to that general rule for me. I'm going through a difficult situation at the moment and not expressing that through drawing seems ridiculous. So here it is. It occurs to me that the use of pre-made symbols presents any number of issues given that these symbols already have connotations, but nonetheless...

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