my patronus is a basilisk (jeliza) wrote,
my patronus is a basilisk

getting literal

It's an odd thing when an artwork turns out exactly like you pictured it, and then just doesn't seem to work.

This piece was inspired by last year's Worldcon, which was in Spokane while it was ringed with forest fires; the sky looked absolutely apocalyptic most of the time (there is a good photo here).  I feel like it pretty accurately conveys my memory of the event, and yet ... I don't know if I'm going to bother actually setting it in a bezel and loose into the world (I had intended it specifically to go to this year's Worldcon.)

Or maybe I don't like it because it just isn't colors I wear, and is much less punchy than the usual space-y things I do.  Or maybe I should have done it on a much larger piece -- that one is about an inch high, and I could do a horizontal 1x2 rectangle if I wanted to get really landscape-y, but ....
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