Had this image in mind since I did the others. Took some time to find all the components.
Being an (art) educator and a father, I have strong passions towards the subject of teaching. Doing research into the methodology, psychology and make-up of the education system I wanted to depict it in this dark and cynical image.
Education has not changed much in the 200 years+ it has been around. It was created to enforce the mechanical teaching of the three 'R's to children. To prepare them for life in capitalist working environments. Art has never been credited as a worthy educational tool, and I depicted the absence in the form of the drawn man in the bottom right corner.
The image portrays a great deal of metaphor, but hopefully puts across the...
1 creative person, slightly matured
2 tablespoons aptitude
1 piece of aesthetic flavoring
6lbs hard work and sweat
4 ideas more than most
salt of the earth to taste
Take a creative person and stir in the aptitude thoroughly, from the start. In time, mix in the aesthetic flavoring with the most appropriate tool at hand, and then fold into the mix as much of the hard work and sweat that the mix can take. Sprinkle in the ideas. The more the better, and finally as all is cooking, a pinch of salt of the earth to give it the necessary character. Leave to cook over time and serve when required. Tasty treat in a tasteless world.
Rob is a creative designer working in the fields of graphic design, illustration, web...
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