Local woman shares artist's stunning tribute to frontline workers

Local woman shares artist's stunning tribute to frontline workers

- Manuel Marques is a talented artist who shared a beautiful artwork dedicated to frontline healthcare workers

- Kgaladi Masehela shared the image of Marques' work of a nurse in protective gear but showed the pain inside with a smaller image

- Kgaladi shared Marques' work to the #ImStaying group on Facebook and received thousands of reactions

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Manuel Marques recently poured his heart out in a drawing dedicated to his daughter, a nurse, as well as other frontline workers who are putting their lives at risk to help those who need it the most.

Kgaladi Masehela shared Marques' piece to the #ImStaying group on Facebook recently with the artwork titled, 'The Tireless Nurse'. The artwork shows the face of a nurse in protective gear with a full body image of the same nurse with her head in her hands.

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Kgaladi's repost received over 6 000 likes from Stayers who shared their gratitude for front-line workers in the replies.

Local woman shares artist's stunning tribute to frontline workers

Kgaladi shared the stunning artwork created by Manuel, which he drew to honour frontline workers. Image: Manuel D Marques and Kgaladi Masehela
Source: Facebook

Below is the original post shared by Marques' sister:

Kgaladi's repost on the #ImStaying group read:

"We know that you are beyond tired. We know that you have witnessed a lot. Yet you keep on going for US. #ImStaying."

Briefly.co.za compiled a few of the responses left under the #ImStaying post.

Annette Parker said:

"Thank you, thank you for your dedication and hard work."

Corrine Caldicott wrote:

"Such selfless sacrifice. May every one of you be blessed. Thank you all."

Debbie Penrose commented:

"We appreciate your never-ending efforts."

Eileen Bambrough added:

"Excellent art to convey an important truth..."

Cilly Vos also said:

"May every person, who has a hand in caring for our ill, be protected and blessed! I pray for you every day."

In other news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a local woman who sang President Cyril Ramaphosa's speech while playing the guitar. The young lady recently showed off her talent by singing along with Ramaphosa's nation address. She played the guitar as she sang.

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Thando shared the 27-second video to Twitter and has already gained over 72 000 views on the social networking site. Her melodious voice captured the attention of over 6 000 South Africans who liked the video.

She received tons of praise from tweeps who were captivated by her control and her unusual song idea.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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