OC - John William Fletcher, Ruptured Faith - 2017

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Designed this old OC from a headshot sketch I started out in 2015, early this week. Having sat at the back of my mind for nearly ten years, I finally fleshed him out with all my studies on Catholicism, and on Italian and Sicilian American identities.

This illustration is based on Catholicism's oppressive past, where its followers were taught that divorce was a sin and thus led people into unhappy marriages; many abusive, and wanted to explore the statistics of male abuse victims, and how deeply those with strong religious beliefs struggle in these situations.