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Super Shadows: I Explore The Power Of A Child’s Imagination
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Art, Digital Art6 years ago

Super Shadows: I Explore The Power Of A Child’s Imagination

A few years back, I started an illustration series titled “Walking Shadows.” It received a fair amount of attention and seemed to connect with people on a very personal level. One entry resonated with viewers more than any other in the series.

The piece was titled “Hero” and depicted a young boy with the shadow of a superhero. The image isn’t necessarily about the superhero. It’s about a child’s imagination and potential. It’s about how a kid can be anything they want to be. The guy in the cape just helps represent those aspirations. The hero they see themselves as, or one day being. Whatever kind or hero that may be.

This new series titled “Super Shadows” picks up where that first piece left off.

More info: Jason-Ratliff.com

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GlynisLailann
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6 years ago

All kids need superheroes, some more than others. Even adults need them too sometimes.

DariaB
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6 years ago

Yes, I agree. But herw the kids ARE heroes. The symbolic behind this idea is endless, but it also reminds me of my own childhood and the times we role-played Sailor Moon.

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KatyYarndley
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6 years ago

that is so cool!!!

Imperfekt
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6 years ago

Casting the imaginative mind's eye. Brilliant

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GlynisLailann
Community Member
6 years ago

All kids need superheroes, some more than others. Even adults need them too sometimes.

DariaB
Community Member
6 years ago

Yes, I agree. But herw the kids ARE heroes. The symbolic behind this idea is endless, but it also reminds me of my own childhood and the times we role-played Sailor Moon.

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KatyYarndley
Community Member
6 years ago

that is so cool!!!

Imperfekt
Community Member
6 years ago

Casting the imaginative mind's eye. Brilliant

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