Common element


An entry for an illustration contest about embracing each other.

My approach to the topic of embracing differences is a little more scientific. I decided to draw two hands reaching out to each other connected by a DNA strand. I wanted to show that although the hands belong to two individuals, these individuals are not so different after all, since they share the same genetic makeup which links them and makes them one. No matter our opinions, race, gender, nationality, religion or sexual orientation; we are all human and made out of the same thing. We are connected, and ultimately not very different, thus should be accepting of one another.

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7 thoughts on “Common element

  1. DNA very effective in your intent.

  2. domnakis says:

    Beautiful Jessica. Wish everyone thought the same way!

  3. Brilliant approach, Jess and beautifully done! ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Mary says:

    Beautiful message through your words and drawing Jess. Wonderful drawing ~

  5. Cecilia says:

    What a wonderful idea and drawing! Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. doronart says:

    great work Jess ๐Ÿ™‚

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