"...and I wish you wouldn't keep appearing and vanishing so suddenly: you make one quite giddy!" "All right," said the Cat; and this time it vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time after the rest of it had gone. "Well! I've often seen a cat without a grin," thought Alice; "but a grin without a cat! It's the most curious thing I ever saw in all my life!" ~Lewis Carroll
The birdie landed! I have also painted the sides of the canvas black which I think really suits this piece. When her face and eyes are finished, I will update the picture. Then I need to work on the bird cage.
I had no idea what the girl was going to write on the chalkboard for "Punchline", but made it clear she had better think of something by the time her "set" was complete. In the meantime i had been listening to Joanna Newsom and one of her lyrics is "it was a funny, funny little thing" and i thought, HeY! That's what a Punchline is... It's a funny little thing!
So there you have it.
Mixed Media & Cut Paper Illustration in Moleskine.
"But where is here?" The Girl cried at the top of her voice, stomping her feet. The Cloud That Speaks shuddered and sank just a very little bit and The Girl stared, waiting for the answer with her hands placed firmly on her hips. She was meaning business, it was quite evident!