I can't think of better inspiration/motivation to create new works for Studio 4's upcoming 4 Equality: A Show of Pride exhibit than North Carolina's vote on Amendment One.
While these bumps in the road to equality no longer surprise me, it does baffle me how people can vote (with a seemingly clear conscience) in the year 2012 on whether their fellow humans deserve the same rights they freely enjoy.
Below is a detail of a Liberty painting in progress. This particular detail will remain as is. I actually like it so much I might attempt recreating it as its own piece.
Below is the initial line drawing for a piece called Moms.