Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Monthly Archives: July, 2015

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

Sorry. If you follow cartoons where every character is in some way my alter ego, you’re going to see me talk about myself way too much.

Ugh, me.  Gross. Yesterday I bitched about my hair, so today I shall celebrate it!  Because it’s all very well to say that we should love ourselves as we are, … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

SNOWCROTCH. It’s a band name and a horrible, horrible fate.

Have I mentioned my prematurely white hair?  It runs in the family; I started seeing them at 16, and 20 years later, I’ve got almost totally white bangs and temples … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

And now, a leetle story.

AKA how Nara spent her Saturday morning.  Goodbye, $2.50.  I hope you go to a good cause, but it’ll probably just be the laundromat owners.

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

More cartoons tomorrow, I promise! In the meantime, an open letter to my newly-graduating theatre tech buddies.

I failed at scanning cartoons last night, but I have lots, so tomorrow, definitely. In the meantime: Dear tech theatre students, Yay!  You’re about to graduate!  That’s AWESOME! But please, … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

A break for an activity!

I’m planning to put together probably a couple of coloring books with the line drawings of all the ladies, eventually — I think it would make the most sense to … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Moar princesses!

Jim C. Hines heroines, day two.  If you’re familiar with the original Sleeping Beauty you already know most of Talia’s backstory — I’ll just add that the fairy gifts meant … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

And then more fairytales.

So I know a bunch of you haven’t read Jim C. Hines’ princess series (beginning with ‘The Stepsister Scheme’), but you really should.  They’re great and full of awesome ladies, … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

At least, not without a lever and a firm place to stand. Wait, that’s move me. Never mind.

I haven’t been ignoring the numerous requests to do Avatar characters — I still haven’t seen ‘Korra’ yet, but I also just wasn’t sure how to approach drawing a character … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

OSWINNNNNNNN sob sob sniffle sniffle.

I realize that people are of mixed opinions regarding Clara, and while I lurve her, I accept that.  That being said, if you hate Oswin, you’re a monster and probably … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment