A despondent animal sits sluggishly on a beach. Despite the golden sand and bright blue sky, he is trapped underneath his own small personal rain cloud.


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I’m finding the way back home to my old loves of illustration, printmaking, drawing and design, after ages spent working in the crazy haphazard world of dance and theatre. I also design under the name of Scruff, which comes from my longstanding reputation as someone who can’t keep her artwork clean and tidy (luckily, computers came along and saved me from a life of smudgy blobs and fingerprints).

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  • Marriet
    Marrietalmost 3 years ago

    So cute!

  • Thank you, Marriet :)

    – Carla Martell

  • Donna Huntriss
    Donna Huntrissalmost 3 years ago

    Awwwww! Cute!

  • Thanks, Donna!

    – Carla Martell

  • WoolleyWorld
    WoolleyWorldalmost 3 years ago

    another wonderful martell character

  • Thanks, Ms WW. I think it might really be a drawing of me :)

    – Carla Martell

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelalmost 3 years ago

    Cool style, poignant.

  • Thank you, Cindy

    – Carla Martell

  • Zsuzsa Korody
    Zsuzsa Korodyalmost 3 years ago

    aaaah, it is so cute! I’d love to give him a hug!

  • Thank you, Zsuzsa – think he needs one :)

    – Carla Martell

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