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.
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
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