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Locked Down by Clown World

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January 18, 2023 2:01:44 PM UTC

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I can, almost literally, say that there are many forces in life that have driven me to a semi-state of insanity.
The insane asylum escapee represents Humanity bound in a straight jacket made out of Fiat bills.
Clown + World are the "orderlies" whose uniforms are also made out of Fiat.
A rift is created in the hopelessness of all the blue pills, the moment when, even at a distance, we realize Bitcoin IS the escape hatch away from this maddening system we know as Clown World.
When we feel Fiat's bindings loosening up, we run towards the Orange Pills of clarity & hope.

I wanted to illustrate the almost-quiet sadness one feels when realizing everything's futile, we're in a losing battle, about to be trapped & locked down at the mercy of the clowns...
Bitcoin Fixes This!
Even in a bear market, our bodies know exactly what to do. Our adrenaline kick starts our survival instincts, & we dart away from Clown World headed towards the glow of the Orange Pills on our way to stacking!

Locked Down by Clown World is part of a project called The Orange Pill Effect series.

Each illustration is made for it to have complete meaning on its own, but to also work along the other pieces in order to complete the strip.
Each piece has its own story, but to HODL with diamond hands during Bitcoin’s volatility, you have to zoom out, and zooming out is what’s achieved when the full series is on display.
To achieve the Orange Pill Effect, one graduates from blue pill addict, to the red pill rehab, then to the relentless optimism of the Orange Pill.
The candles on the chart are affected by the color of the pills, or are the pills affected by the candles on the chart?

**Original hand drawn illustration, signed by artist.
**This is not a print.

Materials: Acid free heavy cardstock paper, gel, metallic and glitter ink, Prismacolor pencils, water soluble crayons, gesso, wax and markers.
Dimensions: Illustration size is 11” x 8.5”, Frame size is 16” x 13” x 1.25”
Item weight 1.10 lb
Shipping weight 5 lb

This Lot Includes:

Physical Artwork:

  • Dimensions: Illustration: 11” x 8.5”
    • Frame: 16” x 13” x 1.25”
  • Weight: 1.10 (shipping weight 5 lbs)


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