The forces of life weigh on us from the time we understand rational consequence. Financial demands, career goals, complexities of relationships, and the desire to succeed often create a weight, or actual demons. Richard’s quest for pushing back on these forces was the genesis for this piece. If we harness these forces, understand them, acknowledge them, and ultimately make peace with them, they become a building block to utilize as a platform on which to stand. The ability to harness the forces create success. Deep permutation of pigment signifies the depth and strength of these impediments. Shape and texture references this multifaceted network at constant presence.