Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Weekly thingy and Five of Wands/Briar Rose

Still wands. You were expecting something else maybe? Slightly extra delayed this week between family visiting town and Rosh Hashonoh, but I’m still producing about 1 card a week so … Continue reading

September 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and Four of Wands/Allerleirauh

I hope you like wands because we’re going to be looking at them for a while yet. I’ve mentioned the Donkeyskin/Allerleirauh/All-Kinds-of-Fur variants before, and I think I’ve given y’all a … Continue reading

August 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and Three of Wands/Hans My Hedgehog

Wands, wands, wands. I went with Hans My Hedgehog for this card, which some of you may actually know from Jim Henson’s Storyteller for a change! But basically it’s a … Continue reading

August 22, 2021 · 1 Comment

Weekly thingy and Two of Wands/Tattercoats

Going to try to keep this one short, since I worked yesterday and today has been largely taken up with chores and a design gig I literally couldn’t turn down. … Continue reading

August 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The Ace of Wands/Cinderella

So first some weird news – I finally cleaned out the trunk of my car (in Houston, in August, dear god the humanity) and I found a box of tarot … Continue reading

August 8, 2021 · 1 Comment

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