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Tree of Life

posted Jun 20, 2011, 2:56 PM by pedro guevara   [ updated Jun 20, 2011, 2:59 PM ]

The image in this painting is of a dying tree. The tree stands alone on hill, with storm clouds overhead. The tree has had a difficult existence, but it still stands. The idea I was trying to convey is the harshness of life. From an environmental sense; the world is being destroyed, the world has been twisted and is scarred by human civilization. From an individual point of view; life can twist and scar individuals. An individual may overcome life’s difficulties, but there are always scars left.