Grim Optimism Tee Design by ramyb
Reviewed by: Lucky
The Grim Optimism tee design features Death paying a visit to a squirrel that offers him an acorn upon his arrival.
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The Grim Optimism tee design focuses around hope and perhaps being naive. The brave squirrel is bargaining, trying a last ditch effort of offering his prized acorn to the all powerful Grim Reaper in hopes that his life will be spared. Something perhaps we can all relate to, after all who wouldn't give up a nut to spare their life or someone that they care deeply about? Even Death is caught off guard by this kind gesture with obvious ulterior motives.
What is really great about this design though, is how Death casts a giant skull as a shadow. A subtle touch that adds an even more Gothic overtone to the piece.
The concept is dark and cute at the same time which is very difficult to pull off even for the most seasoned of artists. That includes the stupid smiling cute skull reapers with heart shapes for eyes. Those are lame. Props to you ramyb.
This artwork is on children's apparel too which is cool as you do not see Death on that many kid items these days as it is normally taboo at least in Western Culture.
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