Rosie Tackling Covid 19


joy murray art~stories~life

I have a postcard of Rosie the Riveter on my kitchen wall.  And it gave me an idea of making a strong woman character for Covid 19.  When I sketched her in my sketchbook, she was too nurse like:


And I wanted her to look like anyone, not necessarily just a health worker, so I painted this, which you’ve seen:

IMG_20200405_0001 Rosie the Risk Reducer, by Joy Murray, 8×10″

As the weeks have gone by and I see all these health workers being so brave and helping educate people.  They’re even standing up to protesters who don’t believe in the virus, or they don’t believe they’ll get sick.

So I went back to my original idea, with a few changes:

IMG_20200428_0002 Rosie the RN, by Joy Murray 8×10″

I’ve seen a lot of illustrations and photographs honoring health care workers, so this is one more.  All we have to do is follow…

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2 responses to “Rosie Tackling Covid 19

  1. Thanks for reposting this!

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