Back in Black— or Pink

I was thinking lately.

Why have I not been posting my drawings on this website?

Now that I have an instagram, this webby is not always my first thought. But, the think about instagram is I don’t want to write a fun story to go with the drawing.

And isn’t that half the fun?

Anyhoo. Happy Valentines day from the Everyday showgirl,

♥Lauren

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Polite snacking

Today I was just thinking about my cat Elliott.

He’s a weird little guy.

And I felt kinda bad leaving him for like half of October, while I went and saw the world. When I got home he was so happy.

And of course… I don’t think he really missed me, just you know he missed my ability to feed him:

♥Lauren

Not being Subtle

Hey Internet!

I wanted to say thanks for all the years of this blog and working on my skills as an illustrator. I have had a very strange month, it was sad at some parts, exciting at others. And all together memorable for my next goals in life.

I got a job, actually illustrating. And it was really thrilling, so it’s Freelance but, it’s amazing!

And it made me feel really great.

I am trying to be more conscious about posting more… even though I’m super busy. But I had to share that every day I’m getting closer to doing more things that make me happy. I hope this November finds you well!

And enjoy technicolor giraffe until we meet again

♥ Laurennot20subtle_zpstn5jvxaf

Happy Halloween!

Halloween is one of my favorite days and I’ve really been living it up dressing and spiders and bats for the last 31 days. It’s all coming to an end though, a sparkly end. This year I decided to dress as a glorious cactus and well, it was fantastic!

 

I hope you had a great Halloween!

 

 

♡Lauren

 

Birthday Flowers

I was going to post something that had to due with my never ending cavalcade of life failures. But after I had lunch with a friend I realized it really isn’t so bad. I wouldn’t be who I am without failures, and there was no way I wouldn’t have tried.

It’s just one of those things… that just didn’t work out for Ol’ Laurie Lue

BUT!!!!

Then this morning I heard it was one of my fashion icons/ cosmic twin’s birthday!!!

And I live for Birthday’s…

Especially… Brandon Flowers!!!

Not only is he the lead singer of the “Killers”… but he also has a penchant for the Cure and wearing fashion while carving out some melodies of his own that have a special place in my soul.

Happy Birthday Spaceman

He also reminds me that I really need to get a gold lame leopard print tuxedo… just for funsies.

Happy Wednesday good people of the internet,

♥Lauren

Measured in Melody

Yeah… it’s been a long time.

I don’t know if anyone comes on here anymore.

But I still kinda exist in the world. And I’m always making art.

But I’m not always writing stories, which is kind of a bummer… and I’m wickedly out of practice.

For a quick countdown of updates of what’s happened in my life since my last post read below:

  1. I have have several new jobs- one of them is moderately successful freelancer of illustration
  2. I have helped several companies make graphics for marketing purposes
  3. I’m making a book
  4. I have gone from not visiting New York ever to visiting it 2 different season of the last year. I took a train between states in the United States and that was weird.
  5. I have seen seasons… and discovered there aren’t really any in California.
  6. I never grew taller
  7. I made a stunning mermaid Halloween costume
  8.  I learned about premiere league soccer
  9. I have an instagram where sometimes I even show my own face: viciouslysweet08
  10. I’m still obsessed with music and illustrating people who I see every day

just a song away

It’s good to be back,

♥Lauren

I’m ready to party

I have had a lot going on recently. I have experience some big losses, but I have to keep on keeping on, as they say.

And this little pinata is really helping improve the mood:

 

And he was inspired by overdosing on Kimmy Schmidt and their party that had a “Mexican candy animal”

This is where my brain is everyone.

♥Lauren

 

Incredibly Loud and very very close

I was commenting at work how everyone is so loud.

And then I got told by my friend, I was also one of the loud people.

At first I felt a little shocked… me loud? And then I realized it’s because everyone in the company comes to visit me at my desk…. like everyone.

People from different floors come to see what I’m up to.

It isn’t too bad, especially if they come to visit me and bring me no additional work… if they have more work, they can find another friend.

♥lauren

Emily and Sugi’s wedding

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I really love sharing happiness with great people. Today is the second anniversary of my friend Emily’s wedding. To celebrate her happy nuptials she asked me to make a doodle of her and her husband.
And it was super fun to do! Congratulations and many happy years to come!

♡Lauren