"Creativity comes from melancholia… when you are happy, when you are living life to the fullest, then there is no time to create. You don’t need to, because you are living life."
Peter Doherty, From Albion to Shangri-La (via songofthespheres)
Josef Maria Auchentaller: Wintermärchen, 1901.
For Ver Sacrum, the magazine of the Vienna Secession.
"Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option."
Maya Angelou (via larmoyante)
Sleepy is a Japanese illustrator with a style heavily influenced by European folk art aesthetics, especially the northern regions. Characterised by a lack of sunlight in the winter seasons, this seasonal influence was typically carried over to childrens books via it’s emphasis on soft, desaturated colours and stories based on natural folklore. Mixed with a pseudo-anime style, Sleepy’s work is appealing to look at, executed in a watercolour style that really makes these pieces seem like they’re taken straight out of the pages of a fairy tale.
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