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Inktober 11 and 12

Hmmm, I fell behind again.

Yesterday (October 11) was "run"

run

And today's prompt is "shattered." I was thinking about the mirror in The Snow Queen, which, when it broke, caused such problems for human eyes and hearts

shatter

This entry was originally posted at https://asakiyume.dreamwidth.org/865936.html. Comments are welcome at either location.

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yamamanama
Oct. 12th, 2017 10:06 pm (UTC)
That mirror looks really cool. It also sounds a lot like depression.
asakiyume
Oct. 13th, 2017 12:45 am (UTC)
Glad you like it! Do you know the story of The Snow Queen? The demons make a mirror that reflects good and kind things as silly and foolish, and beautiful things as ugly, with the intention of flying it up to heaven to mock the angels with, but they drop it midflight, and it shatters. If a fragment gets in your eye, it affects how you see things, and if it gets into your heart, it changes how you feel. All that's just in the prologue! The story starts when the protagonist's best friend gets a piece in his eye and in his heart.
yamamanama
Oct. 13th, 2017 11:30 am (UTC)
Vaguely. I don't remember the mirror, though.

I've read a Joan D. Vinge novel based on the story.

Also, speaking of depression, I posted an update on Ashley a few days ago.
asakiyume
Oct. 13th, 2017 12:58 pm (UTC)
The Ashley stuff sounds really tough :( I left you a comment there just now.
yamamanama
Oct. 13th, 2017 02:30 pm (UTC)
I've heard that Ashley is dealing with depression so it seems equally tough for her.
pigshitpoet
Oct. 12th, 2017 10:37 pm (UTC)
i love that little sketch of 'run'

go asakiyume!
asakiyume
Oct. 13th, 2017 12:54 am (UTC)
Thank you :D
sartorias
Oct. 13th, 2017 02:43 am (UTC)
Those are both so evocative of emotion!
asakiyume
Oct. 13th, 2017 03:42 am (UTC)
I'm very glad to hear it!
heliopausa
Oct. 13th, 2017 04:06 am (UTC)
I like how sturdy your runner is! Or is he just about to run, tensing himself for the take-off?

I love 'The Snow Queen'. It was the first story in a book of Andersen's stories that I had from as long as I can remember.
asakiyume
Oct. 13th, 2017 03:15 pm (UTC)
Thanks! Yeah, it could be either in that drawing--I guess I was imagining him as on the move, though.
oiktirmos
Oct. 13th, 2017 01:21 pm (UTC)
You truly captured the posture of a young child running.
asakiyume
Oct. 13th, 2017 03:16 pm (UTC)
Thank you; I wanted to try drawing a chunky toddler.
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