Day twenty-nine corresponds with the Chinese New Year, ushering in the Year of the Rooster. Additionally, roosters are often associated with good fortune and prosperity. In Europe, it was believed that the roosters would scare off the evil every morning… Continue Reading →
It couldn’t be lucky series without a little superstition. “Fingers crossed,” is the expression I use most to wish someone good luck, especially via text. Now even easier with the latest emoji update!
My father is from Iran. Owls are considered bad luck there, or the sign of a bad omen. I think owls are pretty cool, so this one dressed up as a Leprechaun to get into the Buena Suerte series.
Crickets have been considered good luck as far back as 500 BCE, being a symbol of prosperity, vitality and good fortune. This punny cricket happens to be playing cricket, with some wise words for us all.
In my continuing adult education about good luck charms, I learned the tale of the humble acorn. Apparently during the Norman Conquest, the English carried around dried acorns to protect themselves against the harshness and brutalities of the day.
For Day 10, I decided to continue with the animal theme of yesterday, as elephants are lucky in India. In the interest of continuity, this elephant also happens to be dressed like a dapper gentleman.
There’s something auspicious about a new year, whether it be positive changes, breaking of bad habits, or just plain superstition. I’ve chosen to explore the latter for the month of January and create daily drawings of good luck symbols, icons… Continue Reading →
Today’s drawing, and the very last of the twenty thirteen series, is a little masquerading cameo!
Today’s drawing is inspired by one of my favorite bands, Arctic Monkeys! I adore their new album, AM, and am grateful for the inspiration 🙂
There’s all kinds of aces you can have up your sleeves!
Today’s drawing is inspired by my trip to Holland. I saw so many amazing things, especially the vast number of things people do while riding bikes! I saw people texting, holding umbrellas, and even eating sandwiches!
Today’s drawing is in honor of the great Chuck D!
Today’s drawing is in honor of my favorite bass player, John Taylor!
Today’s drawing is in honor of one of my favorite showmen, Freddie Mercury!
Today’s drawing is about thing that hold things in place.
Today’s drawing is about levitation, pre David Blaine.
The worst thing about blushing, is that you can FEEL yourself blushing…and remain entirely helpless about this situation. You certainly don’t need a mirror to see if you’re embarrassed, but in today’s drawing, I suppose you do.
I suppose, technically, that we’ve all got the guts.
I’m really bummed I couldn’t manage to get my Calla Lilies to bloom this year. I thought maybe this drawing could send them some good mojo.
This is how ships slip past one another, silently, in the night…
There are days when you need caffeine, and then there are days when you need a lot of it. Today’s drawing is inspired by one of those days.
Today’s drawing is inspired by the son of a co-worker of mine. He replaces the phrase “beat up” with the phrase, “pow-pow!” I’ll use it in a sentence; Mommy, don’t make me come over there and pow-pow you! Hilarious!