Cheng I Sao, Anne Bonny, Mary Read, Grace O’Malley, Rachel Wall, all famous female pirates. But these are the ones who survived. Beneath the waves, the souls of the watery deep call out their story of defiance, forever lost to history. Closer… An earlier one I didn’t really like.
I really don’t have anything artsy or insightful to say. I just wanted to create something with the single source strong light, and am ambient light, which was used a lot in Dutch / Northern Renaissance paintings. She’s bloody, she could use a shower, but she’s survived. Here’s the close-in.
“How do you know if a sniper likes you?” The bored soldier asks his comrade. “I don’t know,” the other said, throwing stones at an empty can near the position they’re guarding. On his third stone, he notices the dust from the convoy coming up the road. Tapping his buddy, they both begin getting readyContinue reading “The Sniper”