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Scribbles by DevonianFossil
:bulletyellow: 3 grumpy gargoyles of Paris ( Sacre Coeur and Notre Dame respectively)
:bulletblack: an interrupted sketch of the Thinker from Auguste Rodin's 'Gates of Hell'
:bulletgreen: An elaborate hotel and the slopes of Mt. Pilatus as seen across Lake Lucrene
:bulletorange: Vividly orange flowers to accompany the most interesting coffeepot and coffee I've ever encountered.
Lac Leman by DevonianFossil
Lac Leman
Switzerland's Lac Leman, called Geneva by the French and striking setting to certain events in Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein'.

This was drawn after a particularly nasty encounter with the only anti-american sentiment of the entire trip (The irony? I was traveling as irish, regardless of what accent I have.). It's hard to get harsh words out of your head even with a lot of distractions, but it was my last night in Switzerland. So I wandered over to the Jet d'Eau, picked a spot about half way along the pier/jetty, and started to sketch

And who would have known drawing the lake is the way to make friends in Geneva? Everyone who walked by tried to look over my shoulder or ask me about it. And there was even one guy who spoke no english but sat down beside me to watch as the sun was setting (The lighthouse eventually lit up, but it was too late to change that part). I'm not used to dozens of people paying attention to a sketch, but it was a much nicer memory to leave with.
The Cloud-Cloaked Alps by DevonianFossil
The Cloud-Cloaked Alps
I still don't know the name of these two mountains but they could be seen across most of the train route between Geneva and Luzern. Especially the one that looks like bites have been taken out of it's peak, it towered above the rest. There are towns along the lakeshore, but I had no opportunity to add them in the proper scale to these absolutely massive mountains.
I... think I finally made it.

Today I graduated with my Bachelors of Science in Earth Science*, the first real step towards a childhood dream of being a scientist. I'm still pretty shell-shocked, I'm sure I'll have more to say later. I have promises to keep/And miles to go before I sleep.

*Geology, for any institution that doesn't have a strange naming scheme like mine.


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Strontium-Chloride Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday Devo!
DevonianFossil Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
Thank you Scarlet! How is Heroes of Thantopolis going?
Strontium-Chloride Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Going pretty well, I enjoy drawing it but the hard part is continuing to grow my audience.
DevonianFossil Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
It can be hard to reach new audiences, but I think tumblr can make that a lot easier for you than deviantart. Perhaps urging people to reblog it (with credit of course!) could work? There's also different readers. I'm the kind of person who reads a bunch of webcomics in one fell swoop, usually when I come across the link out of the blue.
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misheruangel9 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist
Happy Birthday!!!Airborne 
DevonianFossil Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
Thank you! How are things with you?
Meeshi Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DevonianFossil Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
For me? YEAH!
SweetSign Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for faving my Auspex !:hug:
DevonianFossil Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
It is a lovely design, thank you for creating it.
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