sometimes i look back at my drawings and im like
"hey maybe i can actually pass off as a serious artist"
but then i look through my files and
“The psyches and souls of women also have their own cycles and seasons of doing and solitude, running and staying, being involved and being removed, questing and resting, creating and incubating, being of the world and returning to the soul-place.” ― Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
good to see you
We could have had it all but….
in 0,1 seconds.
This is something that slips past the Western viewers- it looks like it’s reaching out for Chihiro, in a malicious way, to the Western viewers. It’s what I thought growing up.
However, now, that I know that it’s a way of signalling for someone to ‘Come here!’ in Japan, the scene takes on a whole new meaning.
That spirit knows that if Chihiro doesn’t eat the food, she will disappear. And it knows if it offers the food, she cannot be cursed as a gluttonous pig because it wouldn’t have been stolen.
Just a unique take when you have all of the context.
One more thing I to add: the red lamps above reads “おいで(oide)” which means “come over here”, which is something I just noticed when I saw this gif.
Personally I think the squishy shadow things are adorable.
seeing a post from one of your rare fandoms randomly appear on your dash