Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Weekly thingy and The World/Mother Holle

There should be an umlaut over the o there, but it appears that I don’t know how to do that in WordPress and I’m too lazy to try copy and … Continue reading

August 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and Judgement/Snow White

Another week, another fairy tale to recap. Imma trust that y’all know the basics from Disney or whatnot and just hit a few key differences. The evil queen makes three … Continue reading

July 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The Sun/East of the Sun, West of the Moon

Do people mostly know this one? I’m never sure – I’ve drawn a few versions of it over the years in a few media, plus drawings of Lyra riding Bjorn … Continue reading

July 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The Moon/Beauty and the Beast

So Imma assume that y’all do all know this one, at least the basic notes. The older version I like best varies a bit from Disney, but it’s not wildly … Continue reading

July 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The Star/Swan Maiden

I’m back to more of a general fairy tale character who turns up in multiple stories, rather than a specific tale, although I couldn’t resist putting a black swan in … Continue reading

July 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The Tower/Rapunzel

This story I’m pretty sure you know, but I will just recap the latter half in case Disney’s Tangled has driven the original out of everyone’s heads. Rapunzel’s in the … Continue reading

June 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Devil/The Gingerbread Cottage

Buckle up, here there be LAYERS. This is another one of the first cards I imagined, and it’s really pretty out of character for me. I hate drawing architecture; I … Continue reading

June 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and Death/The Little Mermaid

I’m feeling cautious today so the listings for this one are just Death/Mermaid instead of The Little Mermaid. The fairytale is public domain, my version has literally no resemblance to … Continue reading

June 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Hanged Man/The Red Shoes, or how studying ballet traumatizes us

I have a feeling a lot of people think they know The Red Shoes, and maybe more know the dance movies or newer stories built around it but haven’t actually … Continue reading

June 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and Strength/Snow White and Rose Red

From a fairytale I felt no need to summarize to one I probably should: Snow White and Rose Red is totally separate from the much more famous Snow White story. … Continue reading

June 11, 2021 · 2 Comments