Drowning From Obsession by Thomas Wightman
As part of a final year class project, Thomas needed to convey his principal theme in the form of a vehicle: creating a paper boat that sailed the edges of a book which, when opened, revealed the cut-out vortex of OCD inside, an experience not dissimilar to drowning, but a tethered anchor represents the truth that there’s always a way out.
An illustration for the Royal Mail’s 2011 Year Book, to introduce a chapter on the William Morris stamp collection. This quote is taken from one of Morris’ 1892 lectures ‘Town and Country’, and the design is based on an amalgamation of Morris’ patterns.
“You are beautiful, but you are empty. One could not die for you. To be sure, an ordinary passerby would think that my rose looked just like you — the rose that belongs to me. But in herself alone she is more important than all the hundreds of you other roses: because it is she that I have watered; because it is she that I have put under the glass globe; because it is she that I have sheltered behind the screen; because it is for her that I have killed the caterpillars (except the two or three that we saved to become butterflies); because it is she that I have listened to, when she grumbled, or boasted, or ever sometimes when she said nothing. Because she is my rose.” - The Little Prince
prowling cat animation test
if i know one thing about the internet, it’s that everyone likes cats & gifs. so here is a cat gif that i painstakingly animated for you, my precious tumblr babies. follow my art blog for more cool animations of things and stuff!