Original Creation Date: January 18th, 2007

No matter how many chances you give,
Those who hurt you will always hurt you.
Those who betray you will always be traitors.
Those who don’t care will never really try.
No matter how many chances.
It’s best just to let go.

But I guess you’ve got to learn the hard way.

Charcoal on 90lb paper, 16″ × 22″, freehand.
Model: Dan Kilpatrick
Original Available For Purchase. Note me for pricing.


white, black, boy, portrait, wind, charcoal, movement, sadness, scarf, lonely, stripes

Ania Ahlborn is an author, avid traditional charcoal artist, and photography hobbyist. You can find her photography here and learn more about her on her website,

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  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityover 5 years ago

    Stunning xx

  • CatherineLilian
    CatherineLilianover 5 years ago

    amazing detail!

  • Mason  Jones
    Mason Jonesover 5 years ago

    fantastic as always, love the feel of this one.

  • Clare Colins
    Clare Colinsover 5 years ago

    again….wonderful…such evident emotion. well done :)

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 5 years ago

    lovely work

  • ShadowDancer
    ShadowDancerover 5 years ago

    your talent with charcoal is impeccible.. love love love it

  • Judith Oppenheimer
    Judith Oppenhe...over 5 years ago

    hauntingly beautiful

  • Marion Chapman
    Marion Chapmanover 5 years ago

  • BGlatzeder
    BGlatzederover 5 years ago

    … as always :-)))

  • Ladadesign
    Ladadesignover 5 years ago

    wow wow wow thats all I have to say about your work. I’m over whelmed.

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