the acquisition of wisdom requires perseverance
original: phone cover, alcohol-based ink on bristol
version 2: digital reclamation, light
version 3: digital reclamation, dark
gift for my dad
originally a phone cover (see below)
—> Chinese fable = koi who traveled all the way to the mouth of the river against the current & found the pearl of wisdom / transformation to dragon form
—> growth into wisdom through struggle and persistence
successive versions were made as digital illustrations, some of my first in that medium
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