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he ate it >:|

On my walk with Briar the other day, i found some beautiful California poppies in a parking lot. I picked one, and when we got back, i put it in a little tiny vase with some water, because i planned on drawing it later. Then i made myself lunch, which pissed off Prince Hanzo the […]

Purple & orange again

Stillman & Birn were kind enough to let me choose a complimentary sketchbook. I chose the Delta series, a 180 lb ivory “extra heavy weight paper” designed for wet media. Definitely impressed. I practically poured acrylic ink onto the page, and it politely absorbed it without buckling. It has a nice tooth–there’s texture, but it […]

Sunday: Yellow

Rosa butyrum, or the dairy rose, is a delicate bush. It buds at dusk, blossoms overnight, and at dawn, the roses are ready to spread on toast. I took this photo just moments before the petals began to melt. I poked myself on a thorn trying to catch the sweetish liquid with my bagel, but […]

Sunday: Purple

Happy Mother’s Day! I used to pet bumblebees when I was younger, just with the tip of my index finger. This one was too small and fidgety for that, but it sure looks soft.

Sunday: Orange

The amnesia lily ranges from subtropical to temperate climates, enjoys medium to strong sunlight, and an abundance of water. It relies entirely on fairies and well-meaning idiots for pollination. It has never been successfully grown in a human garden. Hikers spot the lily, smell it, fall in love with it, and decide that it’s okay […]

Sunday: Yellow

Seamus told the STUPIDEST joke ever, and it hurt so bad now I have to share the pain: My mom: “What are the first flowers to come up in spring?” Me: “Um, narcissus and crocus?” Seamus: “Yeah, one is in love with itself, and the other is in love with princesses.” GROOOOOAN.

Sunday: Pink