SU – That Wedding Though

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Sooooo I did get more official, “responsible” work done today (I promise) BUT I also caught up on “Steven Universe” this morning, so this had to happen first.

I am so very happy. And I can’t wait to see what happens next.

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JuneFae 2018 twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen/Sunday Gnomedays (and bonus Tock WIP)

Sooooo with show prep for Salem NY Faerie Fest last week, I fell behind on this dear Faerie challenge (both in drawing AND posting. Sadface). Here are the last four, not counting yesterday’s Sabbat Sketch, which will be up later today ❤

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Twelve. Drawn during the last push of show prep, in gratitude to everyone who helped make it possible for me! Much of my family supported me in terms of supplies, help setting up (and with the prep work itself, especially my Wife) and feeding and housing me, so this was drawn with love for them.

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Thirteen. Dragon-fox fae for my aforementioned incredible Wife, who did SO much to make the show possible ❤

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Fourteen. Something magic….

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Fifteen/ Sunday Gnomedays 6-17-18. Drawn for my father, on Father’s Day! He’s not really a Gnome person, but since he helped me so much for Faerie Fest prep, he gets Gnomes anyway.

Shots of my booth and more info on the festival available here!

Getting myself drawing again now that it’s over has been a bit of a struggle, too – I was not being honest with myself about how burnt out I felt earlier in the week, so even though I had gotten back to work on page 86 of “Tock the Gnome,” no amount of my willpower was making any other work happen. Once I’d admitted that, though, it was easier to start sketching again. Which led to this WIP:

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(on a Pride piece for Tock, that is) and then also to proper JuneFae catchup. Which will include the Sabbat Sketch for Litha later, and another JuneFae piece later today too!

Thank you for your patience, everyone, I hope you enjoy these catchup posts and what I’ve shared about the festival so far ❤

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MerMay 2018 days 28, 29, 30, 31

Finally catching up with the posting!

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Day 28 – Lonely 

I didn’t feel like drawing something sad, so here’s a Manta ray Mermaid enjoying a moment of solitude. (Shout out to my Wife cause Mantas are her favorite and this design for her has been long overdue.)

(And extra shout out to Jen Goodsell for the heads up about underwater bubble shaping 😅)

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Day 29 – Daddy

Dedicated to all the amazing Dads out there, especially those in my life.

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Day 30 – Captured

I couldn’t bring myself to draw something unhappy for this one, aaaaand I wanted to draw Misu and Mariatu from “Tock the Gnome” one more time for the challenge, so here they are! Captured hearts, instead ❤

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Day 31 – You as a Mermaid

This is more the idea of me than an actual physically accurate representation, aaaand there wouldn’t be mermaid-me without my actual Mer-Wife. So here “we” are together.

Thank you for your patience with the catchup – now onto JuneFae!

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MerMay 2018 days 21, 22, 23 and 24

Very nearly caught up! Day 20 is still missing – it’s drawn, but demands a proper scan, so hopefully I will have that (and today’s) up later!

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Day 21 – Weekend / Day 22 – Sweet / Day 23 – Pet

All 3 together! For weekend, I ended up drawing more the ‘idea’ of the weekend (since I’ve never in my life worked a job where I have weekends off). For sweet, got inspired by cupcakes! And for pet, I felt compelled to draw a pufferfish. They are weirdly cute.

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Day 24 – Approach

As in romantic approach ❤ (…..I got a CD of operatic versions of Sappho’s poems recently, soooooo yes.)

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MerMay 2018 days 16 and 17

More catchup! Huzzah!

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Day 16 – Urgent

This one more than kinda shifted in the drawing of it – I imagine it’s an urgent message, yes, but I’m not sure what she’s so surprised about!

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Day 17 – Proposal

This one was really lovely to do – Misu and Mariatu from “Tock the Gnome” just HAD to be the “proposal” inspiration, and I hadn’t gotten to figure out how their engagement happens yet, so very much yay!

Misu is holding the bracelets I always draw Mariatu wearing in more current bonus art – details about Elven proposals and more information on how these two get to this moment is available here. Have fun reading ❤

These two are so sweet and precious to me (and my own Llady Wife) so I am SO grateful to get to explore their part of Tock’s world more during MerMay. I hope you enjoy seeing them too (even if Mariatu’s a land-lubber. Arr harr).

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Gnomevember 2017 day 20

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Prompt – Wedding ❤

Some of the details are inspired by what my own was like (mostly that each bride is getting to do her own thing, stylistically, which worked very well for my wife and I). I imagine the bride on the left is a librarian, and the bride on the right works with birds.

Also, sometimes, I feel silly or irresponsible that I focus on lady gnomes so much, and that so many of them end up super super queer…..but then that moment passes and I remember what I’m here for, right? Ohohoho.

(And we just talk about the fact that the theater company I’m working with actually reposted this on their instagram? What is my life 😀  )