“You can take everything i have… Just don’t leave my side now”. -A quote from a song called ‘Dont Slow Down’ By: Copeland.
This 4 panel series explores the struggle of young boys, in the hope that one day, they become great men.
Clouded by a rush of fear, confusion, abuse, neglect, violence, anger, loneliness and misguided environments. These can also be overcome by courage, faith, hope, people, trust, respect, life and above all…
My intention was to make you feel as if you were 5 years old again. But for some reason my perspective of a 5 year old in today’s world seems like it’s leaped a few years. Maybe its because i now know the effect childhood can have on the life we lead. Like the boy by the pond, creating a ripple. One small decision can change the rest of our lives.
“What will you leave to the next generation? Are you building your lives on firm foundations, building something that will endure?” – Pope Benedict XVI (WYD 08 – Sydney, Australia)
Artwork details: Acrylic paint (with partial aerosol enamel areas) on 30cm x 30cm wood panel (4 Panels).