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My submission into the 2018 "High Art" Competition held by Juxtapoz Magazine and the Natural Cannabis Co.
Here is a little bit about why I painted this piece.
As a child I grew up going freediving with my dad, this exploration of an underwater world, whilst mastering holding your breathe unaided, is one of the greatest freedoms I’ve ever experienced. My painting depicts a dualistic meaning, a Freediver below the sea, completely relaxed and in a meditative state, whilst behind him is a submerged street scene. People in the background desperately swimming to the surface for air. To me Freedom is the ability to master a state of inner peace, in a world where many seldom find it.
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