Summer is the time for imagination, exploration, taking shortcuts and scenic routes. A few weeks ago I received a custom order for a map of Neverland, and it turned out to be the perfect July project: pirate ships, mermaids, secret hideouts and adventures. If this spirit of nostalgia and determination-not-to-grow-up isn't an appropriate complement to Awkward Affections, I don't know what is!
On that note, if I ever grow up, I want to be this lady, taking my awesome cane-sword and self-driving moped to Comic-Con (which, incidentally, may be the first time I make it to SDCC). There, I will harass The Youth about not being able to read script and what life was like before the internet.
But what was I saying? Oh, progress photos: