AutumnIt's starts with the scent of baked goods.Autumn by Patrikia-Bear
Pies, cookies, breads, large meals that bring
Warmth to even the coldest of souls.
Then followed by the sights of
Red, Orange, Brown, the bleakness of
A neighborhood preparing for winter.
The crunch of the leaves beneath my feet and bike wheels
Heighten my ears to hear music in everything around me.
Nature seems to be preparing itself for a final chorus
Before the cold winter silences everything.
I wear warm jackets to protect my skin
Against the cold and drying effects that
A winter in a desert can bring.
All these signs show a foreboding and gloomy outlook for many.
For me, it excites.
I am excited for the late night staying up, immersing myself in writing
That seems to activate only when autumn has hit.
And when do I know it has hit?
When I lose myself in my thoughts
Of you and me
Huddling closer, for warmth
Even though I know it will never happen.
Normally, the above prospect would make me
Why I ceased to upload new art in last few monthsSimply put - I have been busy drawing for two big commissioned paleoart projects. As of yesterday my work on both of them is complete. The first, and more time consuming project, was kids book about dinosaurs for which I was main illustrator. The book is aimed to young kids, published by the UK based publisher Ivy Press http://www.ivypress.co.uk/ , and authored by the PhD paleontology student Jon Tennant (see his blog here - http://blogs.egu.eu/palaeoblog/ ). The book is currently in latest stages of pre-print development and is supposed to appear in UK's bookstores sometime this autumn.Why I ceased to upload new art in last few months by T-PEKC
I got permission to reveal 10 of the artworks I did for the book (I made about 80 artworks, but not all of them will find its place in the final version), so as of today every 3 weeks or so I will upload one artwork, and I will keep it up until all 10 works are being posted in my gallery. So, keep an eye for updates.
Hopefully the art I am about to post here will be of interest for my DA frie