17.5" x 26" Colored Pendil
I have a nice collection of postcards that my dad sent my mother during WWII. Wonderful images of New York and Chicago. One of the post cards was of this train pulling out of Chicago carrying American troops east, then to Europe. I used the train as the model for the main image and created the setting from imagination.
In a foreign place the Desert Wind flows across the unknown and unpredictable land as it rushes toward a destination that all the inhabitants of this planet have in common. Remember, it is the journey, not the destination, that defines us.