Ok um, there’s a funny story to this one. This was an early assignment for my Botanicals Drawing class, and plants are a tricky subject for me, partly because it’s hard for me to “feel” them, to empathize with them and give them character (it’s the lack of a face.) I said as much to my roommate, and his response was: “then just try imagining that it has a face, like some flowers do.”
my mind jumped straight to
I actually turned in both versions, it was hilarious. The teacher did a double-take when she was inspecting all the pieces, and when it came to my turn for critique she goes: “Ok [Comix], first of all; *points* what is that??” with a big smile. We all had a good laugh about it.