Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Mama just killed a witch! Put a wand up to her head, used some magic, now she’s dead.

I’m the worst at advertising, so if I haven’t mentioned it lately, these are available on t-shirts at and on other kinds of t-shirts and a bunch of other stuff at … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment


I think you all know by now that I spent a lot of my life training to be a professional dancer, and that that did not pan out.  This isn’t … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Introducing Ivanya.

Some of you aren’t friends with me on Facebook (because we’re strangers IRL), and this is your reward, because this silliness will actually be new to you.  For the last … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

And then Pratchett again. Because I love Terry Pratchett, and I most especially love Susan Sto-Helit.

I love characters who dress in all black somewhat less, but for you, Susan?  Anything.  Even adding ‘rat skeletons’ to my Google search history, which is probably making for fascinating … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bertie Shakespeare Smith! And some fairies. And a cupcake.

So if you like YA even a tiny bit, or if you just like awesome books and don’t care about genre (yay!), you should read ‘Eyes Like Stars’, by Lisa … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Something old, something new. . .

Note to self – if you’re going to draw more white dresses with really faint detail, just go ahead and put a heavy line of colour around the edge before … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

In which I’m really not being that picky.

So while picking a quote for my Coraline illustration, I did a Google search for ‘Coraline quotes’ to see what resonated with other people, and I found something HORRIFYING. (Don’t open … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

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