A Farewell to Arms by Alyssa Winans

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Artist Statement

"When I first began looking into the issue of "guns" after recent events of the news, it quickly became apparent that it's an exceedingly complicated issue. I found it difficult to decide what to focus on. It seems like no "best" solution exists as long as troubled and desperate people feel like violence is their only choice. My illustration concentrates on the height of optimism and (some would say) naivete, but a world with less senseless violence is one I would like to see. I hope to send off more than just the physical manifestation of the problem, but also the deep underlying feelings that cause people to misuse their resources. I worked out my basic idea and composition in pencil thumbnails, and took it to digital for the finish." - Alyssa Winans

I'm a concept artist/illustrator working in the San Francisco Bay Area.

About The Gun Show

The Gun Show is a collection of posters that promote gun safety. Artists from around the world have contributed posters to join the national conversation about guns, and support the ongoing efforts to reduce violence.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.

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