Mercy Thompson: Hopcross Jilly by Patricia Briggs
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I preferred this graphic novel short story to some of the regular installments in text-format of the Mercy Thompson story. The artwork was beautiful, the colour-scheme was perfect – moody and Gothic – and Adam in particular was beautifully drawn. He looked almost as young as he’s actually supposed to appear. (Although Mercy looked rather younger, TBH.)
It’s nice to have a Jesse-centric story, as she’s one of my favourite characters and I love her interactions with Mercy. And a genuinely unnerving old-wives’-tale Big Bad, too! Four stars all round.
ETA – must also add, as always – where the heck is the contemporary Bran-centric story, with a real romance for him? Where? WHERE? It must surely be in the works? Surely? Please?
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Image – Mathias Appel on Flickr, public domain.
Since I began blogging this past year, it’s been such a joy to discover cat inspired artwork all over the world. I am amazed every day by the unending inspiration that the feline form (and temperament!) provides. Although I love so much of the art I find, certain cat artists quickly became favorites – and…
via 8 of Kitty Curator’s Favorite Cat Artists — Katzenworld
How adorable are these? I need a cat. I also need a print (or preferably an original) by every single one of these incredibly talented artists.
re this post, all I can say is
See what I mean? Put Romesh in a kipper tie and a crimplene dinnerjacket, YOU’VE GOT A MIRACLE! Both of the backing-oohoohoohs-to-Smokey-Robinson kind, and also a minor bitter, twisted comedic miracle. That’s what you got.
Next up, we have some blueberry cheesecake as I continue to practice my food illustration while also following our prompts for the April challenge this month. When it comes to “puddles” and spring food my first thought went to another form of art known as plating. That wondrous ability that chef’s have to transform a plate […]
via The Joy Of Blueberry Puddles — Doodlewash
Looka that. a) beautiful, and b) I’m HUNGRY!
Texture I am a texture lover. For those out there that did not follow my old web site, I used to use newspapers to doodle on. Towards the end of my old website I had an impending feeling of doom. What if someone recognises a photo that I do not have rights to modify and…
via Texture – In which Scruffy is Awesome — Little Fears
Isn’t that Kraken a little cutie? hmmm… maybe if LF manipped photos of texture-y fabrics and papers into his vids? hessian cut-out shapes, hand-made paper? This is my only semi-useful suggestion.
Well it looks like I’m starting our brand new April Art Challenge of Spring Things with a hot cappuccino as it’s really chilly here. Or a bit of an April Fool’s joke depending on how you want to look at it. Apparently, Mother Nature didn’t realize this day was supposed to be sunny and warm and […]
via Cold Spring Day — Doodlewash
“The universe that constantly spins out new galaxies wants to shine through you, to speak through you, to expand through you.”—A tweet I tweeted out this morning Elizabeth Gilbert tells a funny story in her book, Big Magic. She was working as a cook on a ranch in Wyoming. She was drinking beer one night […]
via Get your boom box on the right frequency and call in miracles — Pam Grout
Yeah, that’s pretty cool.