As it says on the tin ^^; This month has been insanely busy for me, so here’s a massive post about that – firstly, catching up on my Gnomish devotionals.
Sunday Gnomedays 6/16
Delayed by my vending at Salem NY Faerie Fest, which I will speak on below (and which went very well!). Inspired also by that day being Father’s Day, where I live – I imagine this Troll feels fatherly towards the Gnome woman he’s carrying, in the manner of the parents of Troll Maidens (from Wendy and Brian Froud’s “Trolls”). I hope any of you who celebrated had a lovely time together!
Sunday Gnomedays 6/23
Delayed in posting by the local Pride Block Party, hosted by Planned Parenthood ❤ It had been an awesome pride-filled weekend, but a very long one too, so I needed some Tock and Onna smooches (I hope any new “Tock the Gnome” readers from the block party are enjoying the story!).
Now as for how well both of those lovely delaying events went!
Prints of this piece are now available, with all proceeds going to the National LGBTQ Task Force, in awareness of all queer characters who have been silenced throughout the years of comics. Available now through May 31st only!
The Gnomes of Tock’s world begin this level of affection with bumping noses – which is also often done platonically between close friends and family members, buuuuuuut it means a little bit more between two people interested in each other 💕
Lucky for these two ladies their budding romance is between two people of similar class levels, so their story would be a relatively smooth one – more about class stratification issues with tomorrow’s prompt!
As I mentioned yesterday, I’d had a lot of trouble getting drawing again after the push of show prep and actually doing the festival itself. I did get working on the Tock WIP I posted, eventually, but what really got me drawing again is this.
Moral of the story: When in art-block, start drawing your OTP.