This folktale had the strange power over us that invoked mental song-singing of “Twelve Days of Christmas” and it’s lyrics:
“On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me A partridge in a pear tree.”
Until we remember how grim the tale is… Despite that, we’re happy to bring you this story where its first appearance was on “Fabulário Português” in the XV century, dealing us in how much guilt can eat you up from inside.
As the previous folktales, this is Illustrated, translated and adapted by yours truly, StarTwo.
Life these Holidays has been very creative to say the least, and as a result we’ve had some sinuous road to drive lately but we’ve been able to manage and to break this slight interruption, we’re back with another Folktale.
Make sure to check this Friday’s post for the story on this illustration preview!
You know those moments when your body gets too tense and you just have to get up and wiggle around and jiggle a bit to get that tension off? Doing a loose 30 minute sketch is sometimes what we do when juggling the tasks of several projects gets a bit overwhelming.
In a harsher world, it’s her turn to keep an eye on the premises, making sure that the coast is clear. And nothing menaces ill-meaning people like a knitted mask toppled with fur. Stay away if your intentions are bad, but know that you’re in good hands if you mean well!