“You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.” Design by Meredith Eliassen, 2018.

I am letting my friends know that I have a big project that is taking up my time at the drawing board so posts will be fewer in the coming months, but you are in my thoughts and hopefully the results will justify the time.

Bring it on…

April 14, 2019

Celebrating the return of “Game of Thrones” dragons; design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

Heavy bear…

March 27, 2019

“That inescapable animal walks with me, Has followed me since the black womb held, Moves where I move, distorting my gesture, A caricature, a swollen shadow, A stupid clown of the spirit’s motive, Perplexes and affronts with his own darkness, The secret life of belly and bone,” Excerpt from “The Heavy Bear Who Goes With Me” by Delmore Schwartz;
design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.
“Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, this painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings, whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, yet wit ne’er tastes, and beauty ne’er enjoys.” Alexander Pope (1688-1744), Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot, Prologue to the Imitations of Horace, (1734) l. 309. Design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

A Foo-ey kinda day…

March 6, 2019

Stylized Foo dog drawing by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

Love is the color…

February 14, 2019


Words by Prince (1958-2016), “Paisley Park,” and design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

The world’s torrent…

February 8, 2019

“A talent is formed in stillness; a character in the world’s torrent.” Quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.


Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) said, “The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.”
Design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

Conversation:

Chirp! Emerson, chirp… chirp…

Chirp! Look! Chirp”

Chirp! Agreed!

Yep! The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.




Birds of a feather…

January 23, 2019

“Birds of a feather flock together…” quote by George Wither (1613) with design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019. https://www.zazzle.com/birds_of_a_feather_notecard-256198505056489818

Eclipse time… a quote

January 5, 2019

A picture has come to thought… inspired by a quote from Paradise Lost by John Milton (1608-1674): “The sun… in dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds on half the nations, and with fear of change perplexes monarch.”

I picture fish in an ocean oblivious to human concerns…

Solar eclipse design with fish by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.