14.5" x 40", ink on rice paper, digital
Assignment for a sequential narrative class–create a story using a match cut to depict two simultaneous actions. I depicted an elderly matriarch of a mafia and her daughter. The mother, as a demonstration of power, executes a man from a rival gang, while her daughter's tattoo–an iconic symbol of crime and power–is being completed. The mother plants a kiss on her daughter's hand to transfer her power, and the final panel shows the daughter as fierce, but muted, holding power but completely ensnared by it.