an illustration prompted by the word, “broken.”

Defined as: “separated into parts […]; in pieces; fractured […] interrupted; incomplete; fragmentary […] dissolved” by the World Book Dictionary, the state of being broken was visually approached as a necessary state for growth, as in the process of seed germination.

digital illustration. 12″ x 8,″ 2020.

“broken.” World Book Dictionary, World Book, Inc., 1995, p. 253.