Riddle Me General

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In general we communicate what passed

And printing me helped do so fast

To go to me means all will know

And off not cold, but hot will go

Though hold a minute, shocking all bottom to top

So us you stop.

'You communicate in the past?'
'Well naturally I did also, and shall continue to into the future.'
'Oh, that's a relief. Otherwise I'd be quite bored.'

 

Riddle Answer Press

 

Riddle Explanation
in general we communicate what passed - the communications media as a whole.

and printing me helped do so fast - a printing press.

to go to me means all will know - to go to press.

and off not cold, but hot will go - hot off the press.

though hold a minute, shocking all bottom to top so us you stop - stop the presses! Hold everything!

Raven Done

The final steps to the Raven study. Based on another artist's original character, a girl who has a jacket with raven designs on it. It felt more suitable the other way around for my writing and style.

Riddle Me Upon

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Upon your back I have you sit,

And in me is a thorn to wit

You ruin all my plans, so take a walk

Upon what's not domestic, chalk

It down to living on the wrong

Me of what trains will run upon.

'In you is a thorn, how dreadful.'
'You are often a thorn in me.'
'My claws are as sharp as thorns, but they aren't current in you.'

 

Riddle Answer A Side

 

Riddle Explanation
upon your back I have you sit - a backside, or buttocks.

and in me is a thorn to wit you ruin all my plans - to be a thorn in one's side.

so take a walk upon what's not domestic - to walk on the wild side.

chalk it down to living on the wrong me of what trains will run upon - the wrong side of the tracks.

Raven in the Making

So inspired by my raven studies and another artist I follow on Instagram (_picolo), these are the beginning sketches of a character design piece. I'll post the final piece next week so stay tuned!

Riddle Me Eyes

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I am a face without a mouth or eyes

Don't roll but on the flip I tries

To see the up me not the down,

And split your me there goes the frown,

What's not a main, but still professed

Such as my interest.

'I don't think there's anything scarier than a face without a mouth or eyes.'
'What about a face without a nose also?
...
Or a bowl without milk?'

 

Riddle Answer A Side

 

Riddle Explanation
I am a face without a mouth or eyes - in geometry another term for face.

don't roll but on the flip I - on the flip side.

I tries to see the up me not the down - the upside, and the downside, of something.

and split your me there goes the frown - to split someone's sides, to make someone laugh vigorously.

what's not a main, but still professed such as my interest - something that's minor or incidental, such as a side interest.

Hidden Inhabitants

The turtle carefully drifts by but you hardly notice, for all you can see from your coconut tree is a tiny red and white straw, that looks perhaps simply like a reflection of sunlight on the water.

Riddle Me Known

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You're in one that is all your own,

You are an act, no actors, known

As elegant, not city, land,

But you are world me and your band

Is just above an order herds

Of mammals, reptiles and of birds.

'I'm in one all my own? My body!'
'Are you in your body? Or are you your body itself?'
'Without my body am I me? Oh gosh, a troubling thought.'

 

Riddle Answer A Class

 

Riddle Explanation
you're in one that is all your own - to be in a class of one's own, or to be completely superior to all others.

you are an act, no actors, known as elegant - to be a class act.

not city, land, but you are world me - to be world-class.

your band is just above an order herds of mammals, reptiles and of birds - in biology, a taxonomic category above an order, including mammalia, reptilia, and aves (birds).

Bare Brownies

The final animal study I'll post for now. The bear brownies are the outdoors type, but hardly very good at it. They prefer to play by themselves and have taken a liking to yoyoing.

Riddle Me Death

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I'm not of death but I'm of life,

In point of me you make it rife

In clarity, and after I

Came later, at my end you spy

A part of plays, but stranger this affliction

Than is fiction.

'In point of you? Do you have many points I'm in?'
'In which you are.'
'Oh dear me. That sounds worrying.'

 

Riddle Answer A Fact

 

Riddle Explanation
I'm not of death but I'm of life - a fact of life.

in point of me you make it rife in clarity - in point of fact.

and after I came later - after the fact.

at my end you spy a part of plays - ends with act.

but stranger this affliction than is fiction - fact is stranger than fiction.

Cockatoo To You

The second study sheet, meet the Cockatoos: greasers that ruled the school streets well before Danny.

Riddle Me Beside

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By me, but not beside, they say

To change one's me for you have strayed

To cry all me towards your money,

Pay your own and if so funny

But your happy, proud, but out you take

What coward's make.

'What do they say?'
'By me, but not beside.'
'They say it by you?'
'Well I didn't make it, they did, but it was by me, yes.'

 

Riddle Answer A Way 

 

Riddle Explanation
by me, but not beside, they say to change - by the way.

to change one's me for you have strayed - to change one's ways.

to cry all me towards your money - to cry all the way to the bank, a figure of speech referring to making money through means one feels ashamed about.

pay your own and if so funny but your happy, proud - to pay one's way.

but out you take what coward's make - to take the coward's way out.

The Ravens

I'll be posting just a few study sheets of animals I was experimenting with. This is the first of three; the ravens.

Riddle Me Warm

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The nearest to you keeps you warm,

Acutely pointed kind of form

Of David's but then shared by many till

Within me written futures will

Then back in time find rats there are

Misplaced a space I am as tar.

'The nearest to me keeps me warm? Is it fur?'
'No, but a surprisingly intuitive guess.'
...
'Stop licking yourself will you?'

 

Riddle Answer A Star

 

Riddle Explanation
the nearest to you keeps you warm - a luminous sphere of plasma, the nearest star to earth is our sun.

acutely pointed kind of form - a geometric shape with acute points.

form of David's but then shared by many - the Star of David, an icon of modern Judaism. The earliest usage was in talismans where the symbol was know as the Seal of Solomon.

till within me written futures will - it's written in the stars.

then back in time find rats there are - spelt backwards it makes rats.

misplaced a space I am as tar - as tar, or a star.

Friend of Friends

Friends of friends are friends of mine. Minami's dearest and all lovely people.

Riddle Me Whate’er

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Not in, but at me, do whate'er,

And wish me ill upon them where

Eventually what I come of them see

You permit him say if you me

And if there's love, you're never left behind;

A way I find.

'Do what air?'
'No, whate'er you do.'
'What air do I do?'

 

Riddle Answer A Will

 

Riddle Explanation
not in, but at me, do whate'er - to do something at will.

and wish me ill upon them - ill will.

where eventually what I come of them - what will come of something or someone.

see you permit him say if you me - if you will, an overused expression asking for permission to excuse usage due to lack of a better word.

and if there's love, you're never left behind; a way I find - love will find a way.

The Speaker

Doesn't do you justice.

Riddle Me Kill

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You me into a house until

They tire, I'm in for the kill

The mood and I'm them all to tears,

And in the world I'm up, my peers

Are left behind as rules unfair for most;

I the goalpost.

'Don't me into the house!'
'What?'
'I prefer the outside, and more than anywhere else, I much prefer up a tree.'

 

Riddle Answer A Move

 

Riddle Explanation
you me into a house - to move into a house.

until they tire, I'm in for the kill - to move in for the kill.

kill the mood and I'm them all to tears - to move someone to tears.

and in the world I'm up, my peers are left behind - to move up in the world.

my peers are left behind as rules unfair for most; I the goalpost - to move the goalposts, or to change the rules in an unfair manner.

Meet the Parents

Thank you for helping create a wonderful day, for us all.

Riddle Me Spat

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It didn't work, so me for that,

There's too my information! Spat

The lady protesting too me

For nothing I was not importantly

She wasn't up to me, she'd time

To be as sought after as I'm.

'Why spat at your information?'
'I didn't, but we all know it's you how likes spitting.'
'I try to vary it with some hisses too.'

 

Riddle Answer Much

 

Riddle Explanation
it didn't work, so me for that - so much for that.

there's too my information! - too much information!

spat the lady protesting too me - 'Me thinks the lady doth protest too much',  a line from William Shakespeare's Hamlet.

for nothing I was not importantly - nothing much.

she wasn't up to me, she'd time - to not be up to much.

to be as sought after as I'm - to be much sought after.

Sister Dearest

Sister and her partner (the usher). Always here with me.