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Emma Goldman

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So here goes the ninth illustration of #quietresilience . Perhaps this woman is better known than others in the project. But she had to be included. I feel totally inspired by her words and speeches and her struggle throughout her life. For the liberation of women, right to free love, for equality between human beings and a freer society...and some other things.
'The motto should not be, forgive one another; rather understand one another'
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#emmagoldman #wildwoman #freelove #freesociety #watercolor #YIA2014 #nominatedproject
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FaeryRaven's avatar
I just came across your gallery, Elia. I love this illustration! The use of red is very apropros, and I love the defiant and determined profile that you gave her. It's an outstanding interpretation of Emma. I like, too, how you embedded a representation of the people for whom she advocated ... almost under her protection. 

"If I can't dance, I don't want to be in your revolution"!  +fav 
Gochilove's avatar
I like it, your draw reflects strength :)
kaerkesartesania's avatar
masterpiece, not only for the subject. emma would be proud!
ZoeCicero's avatar
I love the use of red alone as a stark contrast with monochrome/greyscale. I do it a lot myself-- but it's so so so effective here in telling Goldman's story and expressing her passion. This is a moving piece.
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Arkarti's avatar
awesome! I love the concept (:
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