Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Tag Archives: the arts

Drawing is fun. Drawing repetitive patterns is the best. All work and no play makes Nara a dull girl.

But no, actually, I lurve doing this stuff.  K was watching me do the scales on the lizard and she was all, “ooh, tons of tiny scales, teehee” and then … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and another lady of awesomeness!

A friend suggested James Tiptree Jr. (or, really, Alice B. Sheldon), and I’m so glad, because now I have SO MANY new things to read.  Sheldon wrote as Tiptree starting … Continue reading

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dance, ballerina! Or whoever, really.

Going to dance performances can be hard for me.  I’m not as sad as I used to be that I had to give up dancing, because I’m 37 years old … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hedy Lamarr.

  Hedy Lamarr, yo.  Gorgeous onscreen vamp/brilliant inventor, because clearly just starring in 30 films, having two children, and getting married 6 times isn’t enough to fill a life, so … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

An assemblage of AWESOME.

These are all up on Teepublic and Redbubble, btw.  Or you could just pick up a colouring book from Amazon and get 50 pages of drawings!  There, promotional duties fulfilled.

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tying up loose ends.

Look, finished versions! Sojourner won’t load for some reason, but you saw the more finished version of her anyway.  

December 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

I break for opera. (Braking for opera would just be weird.)

More cartoons are coming, but I saw Tosca last night, and I have THOUGHTS.  First of all, it was beautiful and glorious and if you’re in the Houston area, you … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Back to Paris for a smiling lady.

I am SO grateful that my mother did not find it necessary to enter the scrum directly in front of the Mona Lisa.  If you haven’t been to the Louvre, … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Technically this isn’t Paris.

If you’re ever in Paris and you only get to make one day trip, the obvious one is Versailles, but I think Giverney is even better.  It’s Monet’s house and … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

What, Paris again?

We technically only went to the museum portion of the Pompidou, since it’s also a concert venue and probably a few other things.  Also, it looks like a giant ship. … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment