The world around us is changing at an alarming rate, and every single year we pray for Peace.

It is not my intention to be religious, violent, offensive, glorifying, etc. Nor is this angel “packing.” These weapons are NOT for use. It is merely a representation of freedom. Some believe the use of weapons is the way to freedom, and the path to paradise, their solution.

I don’t personally, but lets take them and use them in a more positive way, in a beautiful way.

I’m getting a bit over the whole war thing, and the whole political, weapons, oil, media, iconism around here…..

I’ll stand up and say, where’s the love, peace and freedom with this same passion as money, death and violence? Where’s the tshirts about that kids?? You know who you are!

Three of you know I’ve struggled with this on a personal soulful level, thank you for your shoulders. xxx You are my angels.


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  • Craig Shillington
    Craig Shillingtonover 6 years ago

    Very well said Jen …. I couldn’t agree more!!! I too, would love to see more peaceful use of Icons of War as well!! WELL DONE!!!

  • sjem ©
    sjem ©over 6 years ago

    She’s just gorgeous TBO. Love the bullet crown.

  • mingtees
    mingteesover 6 years ago

    lovely design, and i love the flowers!

  • Cathie Tranent
    Cathie Tranentover 6 years ago

    Speechless. Great message.

  • JacquelineGwynne
    JacquelineGwynneover 6 years ago

    You should SO do your own set of tarot cards… without the guns though!

  • Anne van Alkemade
    Anne van Alkemadeover 6 years ago

    So true. Beautiful image. If guns were angel’s wings then I guess no one would get shot!

  • warmsugarcube
    warmsugarcubeover 6 years ago

    here’s something you might like.. was just listening to the chariot by the cat empire a few minutes before i looked at this. was pretty much saying the same thing..

    This is a song that came upon me one night when the news
    it had been telling me about one more war and one more fight
    and ‘aye’ I sighed but then I thought about my friends
    then I wrote this declaration just in case the world end

    Our guns we shot them in the things we said
    we didn’t need no bullets cos we rely on some words instead
    kill someone in argument outwit them with our brains
    and we’d kill ourselves laughing at the funny things we’d say

    And our allies grew wherever we would roam
    see whenever we’re together any stranger feel at home
    in a way we are an army but this army not destruct
    no instead we’re doing simple things good loving find it run amok

    Our weapons were our instruments made from timber and steel
    we never yielded to conformity but stood like kings
    in a chariot that’s riding on a record wheel


  • ciege622
    ciege622over 6 years ago

    love the close-up shot on the side!

  • Per Ove Sleen
    Per Ove Sleenover 6 years ago

    It is a breath of freshness over your design here, and you are making statements everybody SHOULD be making. You are talking when the rest of us choose to be comfortable, and not step on any potential clients toes (ore in their oat meal for that matter :-).
    You have a very strong and powerful style, and it is of course perfect for carrying important messages to the hypnotized masses.

    By the way, it is refreshing to see your potent technique applied to something else than geisha’s (don’t get me wrong I love your geisha’s), It demonstrates the power in the style…..


  • Vestque
    Vestqueover 6 years ago

    Outstanding work. Wonderful as always Thick!

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