Watercolor Collection: Women Defined. PART I.
Ladies are awesome, don’t you agree?
I wanted to make a simple collection of beautiful women in watercolor, so I did just that. Decided to add the accompanying text to give it a voice. My intent was not to abolish every stereotype, but to simply illustrate women of varying personalities, body types, ages, and ethnicities. Every woman is beautiful!
I will be selling this collection as a zine soon, but I had so much fun with it that I wanted to make it available digitally as well. Enjoy!
Rape in the military is a staggering statistic. This Marine is a hero.
Looking back upon my career as a Marine, I really wish I just had that one mentor to sit me down and guide me in the right direction of the difficulties that I would face… not just as an inexperienced Junior Marine, but as a woman. My Drill Instructors touched base on all things to expect, once I hit the fleet, but you’re singing a whole different tune once they stop holding your hand after graduation. I had a dream to make a difference, to reach out and change just one person’s life whether it be as a SNCO or a Hat. My dreams were cut short through my Med Board, but it does not mean that I cannot share my experience or stories.
(Trigger Warning/Long Post)
A U.S. Marine sets-up a security perimeter during Active Shield aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. Active Shield is an anti-terrorism training exercise that includes seven different scenarios to help prepare the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and U.S. Marines for a real life situation. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. J.J. Arneson (RELEASED)
Few things are sexier than this!