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!
That’s right, today marks the beginning of our presence on Instagram and we will be delighted if you check it out! We’ll be posting new details of our work and confidently abusing their carousel feature!
Our handle is @startwoart so come on by and say hi!
Here’s one of the images we’re working on right now!
This one will accompany the next Portuguese Folktale we will soon release. It’s a very old medieval story and the version we got, though more recent, it’s still a doozy to translate. As you can guess from the title though, it will involve knights, devils and… holy ladies? It’s a mystery for now!
One of the most wonderful things about folktales is how at times they become fragments of universal tales and mythology from places far from its origins, preserving old wisdom and wonder where science and logic can’t reach.
Today’s tale bares similarities in its themes with Lucius Apuleius’ Metamorphoses in which is included a story regarding the overcoming of obstacles between Psyche and Eros and their union at last in sacred marriage.
So here begins…