So yeah.. about that whole studying for finals thing… I’ve currently fallen into a bottomless pit and can’t seem to stop drawing things from @doodledrawsthings ‘s lovely human Bill au and @videogamelover99 ‘s amazing fics.
This is why I love gravity falls. Any sleep deprived AP art student would recognize the ancient scripts of bill cipher’s incantations as an allusion to the Running Horned Woman (tassili n'ajjer), and among other works as well. Just look at those dots implying a glow effect around bill cipher, that’s totally a motif of the horned woman. I don’t know if Alex Hirsch is the genius behind that single drawing in that scene but somebody obviously did their homework and it made me super happy. This series has so many amazing Easter eggs. I could make a whole blog dedicated to the subtle references in pop culture throughout the whole series.
One of the most relatable scenes as a black girl in The Pilot had to be when Bill saw that eye in the drain at her house. She ran her ass out the apartment, on to the street, all the way back to the campus, straight towards the Doctor! I was like