This has been the most complex project I have created to date. It took over a year to complete. It evolved with many changes along the way. I will try to layout the history of this painting "Hands Across Time & Space".
I learn a lot along the way. If I had to do it over, yes I would make different choices. But I can't change history. It is what it is. I am very pleased how this invites the viewer to think. It tests their knowledge of the world. Many times they learn something new. I'm always learning myself.
Many ideas never made all the way to the end. I would paint them and then decide that I would remove them because of copyright issues.
Additionally I redid the raising of the flag of iwa jiam