Mortal Wounds

Mortal Wounds.

Graphite on A3 paper, another finished work for 2018. I think of our life experiences in a manner of layers - not all are wounds and scars, and we have the option to make life a lesson, a challenge, a mountain or a molehill - we're creative enough to be taught how to perceive life, and sentient enough to be taught again and again. We're also curious enough to recreate ourselves to adapt and survive the inevitable changes that are part of life's journey - in the metaphor, these would be extensions of ourselves, rather than changes to the core identity

And extending ourselves is totally human