Messing About with Paint

Shooter

Oil on Canvas 40cm x30cm
From a photo by Takeshi Akamatsu.

World Cup soccer final day seemed an appropriate time for a small painting of South Sudan kids playing the ‘Beautiful Game’ in the dusty streets of Juba Town.

The coiled action of the shooter. Balanced perfection. The goal keep, a looming presence emphasized by the impossibly tall people of South Sudan.

Over the years there have been a few paintings of kids playing Soccer.

Goal Keeper – Botswana 2005
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Bush Soccer – Botswana 2005

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Stone Town Soccer – Tanzania 2010

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