#HappyHoli 2017! As I mentioned yesterday, Holi is a Hindu Spring Festival in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love”. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil as well as the arrival of spring. It is a time to play and laugh, forget and forgive,… Continue reading Happy Holi 2017!
Happy Holi Eve, or Holika! Holi celebrations start on the eve of Holi, known as Holika, with an evening of bonfires. Communities gather to perform religious rituals in front of the bonfire and give offerings. They pray that their internal evil should be destroyed as the bonfire starts. If you want to see my travel… Continue reading Happy Holika!
Cows are sacred in the Hindu religion. Seeing them on the streets in India, I was reminded of Nandi the Bull, the vehicle of Lord Siva. Nandi is the bearer of truth and righteousness. It means happy, joy, and satisfaction in Sanskrit.
It’s not quite Holi yet, but these little Minions are getting ready for the Festival of Colors! They’re stocking up on Holi powder so they’ll be ready when it’s time to throw the Colors! Bonus content may be found on Patreon. Join to get exclusive behind-the-scenes material and unlock Patron-Only Posts: https://www.patreon.com/morbidlyadorable
In India, they pulled beautifully painted trailers behind their trucks & tractors. Of course, the Grim Reaper hopped on to make it a little more Morbidly Adorable! 3 new posts on Patreon today! See bonus content for the “Eerie in India” paintings, the newest tarot painting 10 of Pentacles, and a sneak peek into the… Continue reading Death on a Festive Tractor & Trailer
If you are a fan of the animated sitcom Bob’s Burgers, then you will understand my Indian Tribute Restaurant in #morbidlyadorable style called Charan’s Curries! For the story behind the inspiration: https://www.patreon.com/posts/8367282
With a love of peacocks, this big eye girl gazes out the windows of her Blue City Home. (More content about the Blue City in India on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/8358520 NEW TAROT CARD! Exclusive first look at 10 of Pentacles on Patreon! Prosperity/Material Wealth Card – Read more.. https://www.patreon.com/posts/new-card-10-of-8343263
The Snake Charmer Skelly tests his skills putting the Naga Serpent into a trance! While I did see a Snake Charmer in India, his cobra only had one head! (More on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/great-naga-8343980) NEW TAROT CARD! Exclusive first look at 10 of Pentacles on Patreon! Prosperity/Material Wealth Card – Read more.. https://www.patreon.com/posts/new-card-10-of-8343263
Just a lazy Sunday watching the boats go by… You can see I took my references right from photographs I took in India. I did alter reality by putting the Taj Mahal in view of the river. Except for a beautiul reflecting pool, there isn’t actually a body of water on either side of the… Continue reading Lazy Sunday…
In Rajasthan, Indian men take great pride in their mustaches. Even the Sun has a whimsical mustache in their art. Here is a little drawing of a mustachioed dragon clutching the mustachioed Sun! Additional content on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/morbidlyadorable Photos I took in India: