Shelter parents

This graphic of a barefoot girl collapsed on the floor for the University of Oregon student newspaper attempted to capture the sense of warmth in despair created by the story's author.

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The freehand brush style softened the anguish, while the white aura around the figure suggested hope and protection from total darkness.

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Role: Graphics Editor

Setting: Oregon Daily Emerald, University of Oregon

Location: Eugene, Oregon

Year: 1981

Media: India ink on Clearprint drafting vellum