The white tents in the distance are the Zeytouna Syrian refugee camp. Or rather the "displaced" Syrians who used to have a, by western standards, normal looking middle class lifestyle with families and houses, and soccer practice and because of a horrible dictator along the lines of a Hitler (my opinion) have lost basically everything. In the process they've seen horrible crimes against humanity, including their children. Looking back on all my pictures, this one seemed to sum it up to me. My fellow volunteers where mostly from Syria and now lived abroad in different countries. Here they are a few hundred yards from the country they had to flee and they couldn't go any closer. They wanted to help those people in the tents, they wanted to go back home.. It was really sad to see.
Not much going on in December. Just hunkering down for the winter and enjoying my friends and family. Hope you are as well!
Please look over the Prints page and get them all.
Have a good Easter/Passover or month.
Now is a good time to commission a portrait or purchase some physical art for the winter!
If you'd like to commission me for a painting... Portraits with my surreal aesthetic only. The face you have and my paint brushes! Estimated turnaround 3 months. Shorter will cost more. Contact me now.
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