Mutation I
20"x28" ink drawing
rendered with pen and feather

As a vertical drawing this work started out to be a tree stump (of sorts), that resembled Rodin's Balzac a bit... listing as he does to one side. He is a pig (of sorts)... composed of some bird feathers as well.

I read that the Swine Flu was actually a composite of avian, pig and some human..."Recent investigations show the eight RNA strands from novel H1N1 flu have one strand derived from human flu strains, two from avian (bird) strains, and five from swine strains." -link-

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