This piece was originally inspired by a playful hand gesture, having evolved into a nod towards the American peace movement of the 1960s. It was only after adding the word “peace” in over 70 different languages that I discovered the gesture is considered an insult in Australia, South Africa, and Ireland.


the 60s, 1960s, 1969, bunny ears, lol, silly, funny, goofy, bunny, rabbit, animals, typography, animal art, animal prints, cute, peace, love, happiness, peace quotes, culture, language, watercolor, ink, watercolor and ink, animal paintings, watercolor painting, ink drawings, type, words, evolution, humanity, hippies, hippie, hippy, tiedye, tie dye, paint splatter

Brittany Parshall is a freelance artist and illustrator from Kenosha, Wisconsin. She studied art in college in Minneapolis and Chicago, and currently lives in Racine, Wisconsin. Her work varies from traditional to digital, depending on the project. She loves the outdoors, music, and making memories with friends and family.

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