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By: Kelvin Wamae

Medium: Charcoal & graphite on paper

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In this poignant and thought-provoking piece of art, the drawing captures the essence of a weathered old man, bearing witness to the world’s struggles. With his face obscured by hands that symbolize a deep sense of despair, the artist effectively portrays the weight of his emotions. His gaze, directed towards Kenya, conveys a profound connection to a land plagued by unkept promises, environmental concerns, economic hardships, and the scourge of war.

Every line etched upon the old man’s face reflects a lifetime of experiences, resilience, and wisdom. My skillful use of shading and fine details effortlessly brings forth the pain and disappointment that lie within the old man’s eyes. As his eyes are teary, it serves as a potent metaphor for the collective sorrow felt by humanity in the face of these pressing issues.

The drawing, despite capturing moments of anguish and disillusionment, carries a message of awareness and empathy. Through evocative imagery, viewers are compelled to confront the harsh realities of our world. It serves as a reminder of the urgent need for compassion, unity, and a collective effort to address the challenges we face.

In this mesmerizing artwork, the old man becomes a symbol of resilience and a catalyst for change. His presence encourages viewers to reflect upon their roles in shaping a better future. It stands as a testament to the power of art to convey profound emotions, ignite conversations, and inspire action.

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Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 25.4 × 35.56 cm
Artwork Year of Creation



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