I made this drawing for Sebastian as a present, based on the roman bust of Commodus. He seemed to like it a lot.. it was cute. I’ll take a better picture of it soon. :)
gouache + graphite
It used to be happiness they shared, but now, today: grief, unseeing madness, death, disgrace- every horror that we know how to name."
Here are some preliminary doodles from my sketchbook, for a new woodblock and linocut print I am working on. I will have pictures of the finished project up soon!
I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom."
Polo Club - She Will Never Know
You like him, a lot, and you’re happy when you talk about him, and you’re frustrated when you talk about him, and you’re sad when you talk about him, and you’re excited when you talk about him. You have feelings for him; and feelings, whether they are good or bad, are feelings, and it’s nice to have them..and while it may seem like a dysfunctional relationship, which it is, I’ll let you in on a secret: all the best ones are."
How dreadful it can be to have wisdom when it brings no benefit to the man possessing it."