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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
My Bio
Freelance illustrator, comic colorist, writer, mythology buff, cat enthusiast, and drinker of tea. In love with flowers. Afraid of the dark.

Creator of The Lemniscus Book and Lemniscus #Tarot.

Favourite Visual Artist
Yoshitaka Amano | pretty much any Golden Age illustrator
Favourite Movies
Amelie | Lord of The Rings Trilogy | Jean Cocteau's Beauty & The Beast | Thief of Bagdad | Angel's Egg | Labyrinth
Favourite TV Shows
Jim Henson's Storyteller | Friends (don't hate) | Parks and Rec | Carnivale | Drunk History
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
The Cure | Cocteau Twins | Cigarettes After Sex | Blondie | The Magnetic Fields | New Order | Joy Division
Favourite Books
The Little Prince | The Hobbit, Something Wicked This Way Comes | The Illustrated Man | Long Day's Journey Into Night | Dante's Inferno
Favourite Writers
Antoine de Saint-Exupery | Ray Bradbury | Robert Frost | Edgar Allen Poe | Homer | William Shakespeare
Favourite Games
Final Fantasy IX | Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past | Ocarina of Time | Majora's Mask | Chrono Trigger
Tools of the Trade
Prismacolor Verithin redblue colored pencil, Derwent Inktense pencils, gouache, waterbrush, white ink, symbolism, tarot, vulnerability, and healthy support systems
Other Interests
Annotating books, giving unsolicited mythology lessons, and talking at cats. Also a collector of art books, expert bather, and talented napper. Always trying to grow.
Hello, DeviantArt community! It's been a while, so please allow me to reintroduce myself: I'm Sarah, a traditional illustrator from Sacramento, CA, working to publish my art book and complete my tarot deck. My deeply personal artwork—drawn using primarily a red and blue double-ended colored pencil—and essay-style musings work together to explore the themes of mental disorder, personal wellness, and attachment theory as seen through the lenses of Greek mythology and symbolism. WEBSITE: SHOP: INSTAGRAM: TWITTER: FACEBOOK:
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Happy New Year!

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I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! With 2016 upon us, I am taking the opportunity to make a lot of changes and push some projects into motion... *For more up-to-date glimpses into my sketches and works in progress, check out my Instagram or Twitter. Witch and Wizard Story Though still untitled, work has been pouring out of me on a silly little magical story that popped into my head recently. I am having an absolute blast learning my process for visual development and sequential storytelling with this project! Sometimes you have to take a step back and not allow your projects to become too precious. Just start the path and see where i
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The Lemiscus Book Work continues on the book! Getting to a place where I hope to be producing one to two illustrations per week. I can't wait to get all these ideas on paper! "Lemiscus" is Latin for "a ribbon," something I have seen pop up on my work again and again. The Chinese believed that fate was a red string that connected everything. While I don't believe in pre-destiny, I do believe that we make decisions today that limit our options tomorrow. But often times, these limitations are false and as easy to tear as ribbon. Likewise, the relationships between things are as fragile and delicate as ribbon is easy to cut. The Lemiscus book
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wow! :love: :squee: amazingly beautiful art!!

Happy Birthday, sorry about the clone trooper birthday cake, the fangirls hijacked it!
Hey Sara! Happy birthday, hope your day's going well!