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Peace

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- Is war the answer,
is hate the way?
Is life just a game
of predator and prey?

Give me your hand,
feel my heart beat,
put down your weapons
and let us make peace.

For we both know,
we can't hide,
we might die together,
if we chose to fight. -

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My newest piece in my "Symbols of Life Series", the symbol is "Peace". I loved working on this one. I feel like the message of the artwork is so important in our current world, with all those wars and rumors of wars going on. 

I would love to hear your opinion about what this piece says to you! :heart:

Prints are available here (your support means the world! :la:): www.etsy.com/listing/272570584…;

Progress Video will soon be uploaded to youtube (probably with voice over!). Channel name: PeeGeeArts

Your Jojoe :hug:

Others from the series: 

Brotherhood (+ Youtube Process Video) by JoJoesArtYin and Yang (+ Youtube Process Video) by JoJoesArtEternal Bond (+ Youtube Process Video) by JoJoesArtCircle of Life (+ Process Video) by JoJoesArt
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Sarahlovesnothing's avatar

I like your poem and cuz tigers are favourite animal so I love it.

wilderedflowers's avatar
icdingo's avatar

we have differences but a internal common thread , if we can focus more on what we have in common celebrate how we can achieve more this way. We could all share peace and happy lives

TYGRON's avatar

sadly, it's a game that we humans sometimes do end up playing... and when we play games with nuclear bombs in the backyard... games like these can really turn deadly by the simplest and unintended mistake... They all claim they do it for peacekeeping, but arms race , as history tells us, never end up in peace in the end...

very great work and deep message....

Those peaceful expressions made me laugh
Katakana1's avatar
brawn777's avatar
you are a master of capturing splendor on a white canvas..and turning it into some
of a phenomenon...I AM A FAN.
positivvibes's avatar
o.o
Just realized the stripes on the legs and the line in the middle, as well as the circle, makes up a peace sign.

The symbolism is on fleek
LarryRothleutnerSr's avatar
Everything JoJoesArt,
But your WORDS says MORE.
Thanks
   RallyAcesPCWorld
Bountybreeder's avatar
Took me a while to realise it, but I can see the  symbols of everything that you're trying to demonstrate clearly.
Peace (That chicken foot print in a circle, right? I can't describe it very well. XD)
Yin and Yang (By far my favourite)
Kinship, Brotherhood, Family (The heart of the Lions)
Bonds for eternity, eternal love (The infinity koi fish?)
I don't know the Deer sign though.
JoJoesArt's avatar
Yep you are right :D The deers are the circle symbol and they represent the circle of life being love (because without love between individuals there would be no offspring and thus no continuation of life) :)
Bountybreeder's avatar
Ah! Thank you!
I love how much attention to detail you have in these! They're gorgeous!
A beautiful piece that is definitely well done. Why did the tiger or the left a male masculinity, you also manage to give the Tiger on the right a femininity quality representing both male and female alike very very well done.
Sharee1's avatar
Wow,the poetry is amazing *chapeau*
foxxprince's avatar
hello !!
i was wondering if you could make this piece into a wallpaper like you did with the lion one ??
thanks for your time !!
shiho88's avatar
It's beautiful! Good job! :)
Warriorcat101fan's avatar
The president of every where should see this.
SukalaAP's avatar
PrimordialNothingnes's avatar
By the look on their faces, peace ain't coming soon
Still very cool, you continue to surprise me every time
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Scourge101Sonic's avatar
Holly mother of fuck this is good!!!
FelidaeFire's avatar
Tigers! I love the way how they bring in the mood and message! nice work!
MissClarlisa's avatar
this art inspires me so much ;3;
FoalFire's avatar
I love how beautifully the peace sign is woven into the stripes! It's amazing. Wonderful work
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