Playing Chess

As more and more time passed my thoughts about this painting changed again. When I felt like the victim in a relationship, the woman depicted in the painting became a pawn. When I felt powerful she became a queen. Over time my understanding of what I painted deepened from what it initially was (at the age of 15 years old).

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Red Ink Flowers on Paper

Doodling flowers has always been a form of escapism for me. If I was in class or waiting for an airplane, I’d doodle flowers to pass the time. I’ve often wondered why my style hasn’t changed that much since high school. All the different drawing techniques I’ve learned since then and my mind continues to…

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Most of the people on the beach wasn’t bothered by those gray clouds. With everything that has happened in the year 2020, I felt appreciative of the moment of right now. I focused my attention to the shoreline and how the sunlight reflected off of the water.

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Black Lives Matter Movement

On Monday my family and I attended a peaceful protest in my city with hundreds of others. We all stood together against Police Brutality and Racial Injustice. To see people, of all colors and nationalities, come together to speak up against the injustices of George Floyd’s death and so many others is a sign that this country could heal.

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