V dye J - Veronica Dye Johnson, Illustrator

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Eating the Oreo Filling First – My Process

I have a confession. I draw the most interesting bits first: 1) heads 2) hands 3) feet. If the kneecaps are visible, I draw those next. I get very bored with expanses of arms and legs, unless they’re covered in tattoos or wrinkles or scars or moles. And, although I love the look

The Age for Flannery O’Connor

“Utterly torturous” is how my teenaged self would’ve described reading the short stories collected in Flannery O’Connor’s A Good Man Is Hard to Find (1955). In high school everything “scarred me for life,” especially literature that didn’t include 19th-century governesses. I’m