‘Your future harvest is the result of the seeds you have sown through your actions and your words’ (John Di Lemme).

This piece shows my sister harnessed to harvest bags, which are filled with her three children. Arguably, cultivating decent human beings is hard labour that is not only physical, but intellectual and emotional – and takes a long time! But, the promise of the ‘future harvest’ looms large. It keeps us going. The launching pad for creating this work is Illustration Age’s weekly illustration challenge (Illustration Friday). The theme for this week’s challenge is ‘Harvest’.

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