Ground’s Lava

Grounds Lava
Posted on: January 4th, 2015 by Jared Robinson

Inspired at a crosswalk (2010).

I packed my groceries into Western union money transfer the car, and began to drive home. Then I saw her. She was playing a game, but for her it was reality. Its very simple: if you touch the ground, you die. At the crosswalk, this little girl survived the lava ground by jumping from one painted white line to the next. I saw it all, her execution was flawless, never touching the ground once.  She lives on because of it.

This scenario inspired my painting. View it as it unfolds: