“A wounded Iraqi girl is treated by U.S. Marines in central Iraq, on March 29, 2003. The four-year old girl, blood streaming from an eye wound, was screaming for her dead mother, while her father, shot in the leg, begged to be freed from the plastic wrist cuffs slapped on him by U.S. Marines, so he could hug his other terrified daughter. ”
•The Image was transferred onto black Bristol board using chalk pastels. Colored pastels were then used to draw details.
•The chalk smudging in each of my illustrations was left in tact rather than erased because we felt it added to the finished work. It set a mood, making the image appear more as a memory.