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Miho

Blink of an Eye

BlinkOfAnEye

My latest girl singer crush. This song makes my throat ache. It’s so perfect to listen to when working on the newly developing Miho/Alice relationship. The studio/album version is my fave because you get to hear the gorgeous growl in her voice that doesn’t seem to register in any of the, still, beautiful, live versions. The only thing better than a powerful female singer is a powerful, growling female singer… Grace Slick, for instance… jeez, that girl could sing! Anyway, you can probably expect an Amanda Jenssen homage painting from me sometime soon. Also, anyhow, Miho and the Immortals is coming on nicely. I introduced Miho to the mix because Creaturina and Alice are just too, damned powerful/indestructible to have a decent story/character arch/development… Miho is delicious and totally helpless/vulnerable/gorgeous, she will soften our lethal Alice, and provide a weakness/achilles heal for the indomitable Alice/Creatuie combo. Still, if I was a bad thing, I’d seriously think twice before thinking she was an easy mark… wouldn’t you? If Alice loved you, would you feel vulnerable? I wouldn’t (:

Since posting this, and in my search for images of the gorgeous, hugely talented Amanda, I came across this. I am an inveterate Leonard fan, and particularly adore hallelujah, and knew, instantly, that Amanda could pull this off… and she does, easily. Actually, I think she could do it better (more power), but who am i to say?, just a besotted fan.


Practice Layout

PracticeLayout

Practice page layout for Miho and the Immortals (:


Laugh Like a Bell

LaughLikeABell

Did this listening to Amanda Jenssen Hymns for the Haunted and Sharleen Spiteri Melody — aural gorgeousness! (:


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Lithe Killer

Lithe Killer


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Instant Love

InstantLove


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Gazelle Fired Out of a Cannon

GazelleFiredOutOfACannon


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Final Second

FinalSecond