Whimsy and Walnuts

Just learned about Nathaniel Russell's work via Austin Kleon's weekly newsletter. The fake fliers are amazing - especially the ones for lost pets that don't want to be found. The news is so dark lately. My weekly Austin newsletter is sandwiched between an email about the loss of affordable birth control that could come from changes to the ACA and an email about the environmental impacts resulting from the changes imposed by this administration. Keeping some sense of silliness and creativity alive is necessary.

 In progress. Felt-tip pen.

In progress. Felt-tip pen.

And on an unrelated note, my completely unsilly inspiration tonight as I do some pre-bed drawing is the beautiful voice of Julien Baker. And walnut trees. Walnut trees are always inspiring.