On redubble. This must be the Antiguardian of Dreams, or the Bringer of Nightmares. I wonder how far back the Punch and Judy show goes? He is the little homunculus in all of us, the reptilian brain which it's well to sing to sleep.
I suppose you could get into some interesting discussions in a bar wearing this...
Edit: it occurs to me that when we are contained, we long for freedom, whereas when we are completely free, we start thinking about the wee little cottage with the light in the window. This is, of course, hardly an original thought, in fact I believe there is a classic song involving a red bandana along these lines.
Illustration for a Berkeley Monthly article about a teacher explaining the term "digit" to middle-school students. Unfortunately, this particular teacher confused "lie" and "lay" unintentionally in the text of the article - gnashing of teeth, rending of garments here. Sigh.
Another t-shirt, this was based on a stuffed lion I had as a child. The sale at redbubble (see Nov. 4 post) ends on the 14th.
After I had made this, I visited Spirit Cloth and saw a sibling of this character (not the first time Jude and I have been looking at the same page in the book of dreams). And there is a more cautious cousin of these two on fiberrainbow.
"In winter," Grandfather Trout said, "summer is a myth. A report, a rumor. Not to be believed in". - John Crowley, Little,Big Edit: See comments section for selections from readers' favorite winter-themed poems ( add your own if you would like).
I'm going to make this an illustration friday entry for the prompt afterwards- in the sense that this is after the phantom ship sails away, and the Mariner is left with the consequences of his actions. For all averred, I had killed the bird That made the breeze to blow -Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
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