Author’s note: I know, I know, I promised 3 chapters but the third one looks a bit long to me right now, and it’s not even edited properly yet, so I might have to break it in two parts. Or maybe I won’t, we’ll see :) Either way - have fun and let me know what you think!
“You have got to be kidding me,” Claire muttered,
staring down her nose at a pullout couch in Owen’s living room and mismatched
bedding piled on top of it.
intended to stay around for as long as necessary to make a decent impression on
his parents, should Agent Hendricks sink his claws into them, and then make a
hasty escape. For one thing, she needed to go back to work. Also, she really,
really didn’t want to be a part of the Grady Bunch family reunion for more than
strictly necessary. They were warm and kind and welcoming, and it was scaring
the living hell out of her.
five minutes into showing them around the house – all two rooms, plus the
bathroom – it was somehow decided that she would come over for dinner. Because
that was what fiancés were expected to do, especially when they were meeting
the parents of their loved ones. There hardly seemed to be a way to get out of
ended up in the kitchen, helping Elaine with dinner – despite Owen’s protests
and a generous suggestion to ‘whip something up real quick’ – she had no idea.
Just thinking about the last time she actually cooked something that didn’t
come pre-packed and frozen was giving Claire a headache. That, and the
avalanche of information that all but swept her off her feet. In roughly 10
minutes, she had learned more about Owen Grady than she did in all the months
of knowing him, and it was disconcerting.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
Because I’ve been so excited about the recent Person of Interest season finale, I decided to revisit my older paintings of Reese and Finch - they are among, if not actually, my favorite portraits I’ve ever done, and deserved some touchup and refinement. This show has come so far and raises such interesting questions - it’s a privilege to paint these characters (and hopefully I’ll do more this year during the hiatus!)
How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart, you begin to understand: there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend. Some hurts that go too deep.
Another amazing commissioned work for Dark Waters by @blauerozen
I’d say I
have no words to describe this but that’s a lie. I have so many words that I
don’t know which ones to say. I can’t remember how many times I’ve gone back to
look at this. It’s gorgeous. I may have teared up a bit when I first saw it.
And look at how beautiful they are!! Look at Levi’s freaking awesome hands! Those claws are wicked! And
don’t think I missed how badass his ear looks with that shading and little bit
of fin and the bluish-grey of his scales is almost exactly what I pictured. Damn. I can’t
even deal with all the thoughts flying around in my head right now. And then Eren
looks so amazing with his lashes (them lashes though) and his little bitty
claws ^_^ and his courting colours!!!! And even with the webbing in the hands!! There’s so much detail and it’s all so accurate to the images in my head. I could cry. This is amazing.
It’s just gorgeous and I wish I could think of a more
eloquent way to say thank you but I can’t so I’m just going to shout it. THANK YOU,
GLORIOUS ARTIST-CHAN!! Seriously, you’re amazing, I love you, thank you so, so much <3 <3
Alright, I’m done with my essay of appreciation I think XD
If you like this work (which how could you not, LOOK AT THEM
AREN’T THEY BEAUTIFUL?!) then please support the artist, check out their blog,
be amazed :)
If you’re curious about the story behind these two fish babies,
you can read all about it here. I’m writing the next chapter as we speak :D