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23rd Jun 2016, 1:00 PM
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Nobody 23rd Jun 2016, 1:00 PM edit delete
Nobody
remembering... those Deep Breathing Exercises
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Kludge 23rd Jun 2016, 2:46 PM edit delete reply
Kludge
This isn't the first time that Sugar been shown crying, but I seriously appreciate the fact you include snot dripping out of her nose (and oh wow I just noticed the tears on her shirt too). Crying is messy as fuck, and most artists don't seem to go much further than watery eyes.
Peach 23rd Jun 2016, 5:23 PM edit delete reply
Yeah, I gotta agree - it's nice seeing an artist draw messy crying rather than watery eyes "cute"/acceptable crying!
ricki 23rd Jun 2016, 8:04 PM edit delete reply
sorry i dont understand whats going on in panels 4-6 can someone explain
Nobody 23rd Jun 2016, 8:32 PM edit delete reply
Nobody
hey ricki.
the fourth panel is the cigarette ash that fell in the first panel, sizzling out on her foot, from lola's perspective. the burning sensation brought her back to reality and reminded her of her surroundings.
in the next 2 panels, lola's looking out the car window to see if sugar having a very loud mental breakdown has attracted anyone's attention.
this is to pull the reader out of sugar's moment to emulate the experience of a comedown from an emotional outburst, to develop that lola is more concerned about her safety from the outside world than sugar, and to maintain her character as someone who is always monitoring her surroundings.
Guest 24th Jun 2016, 8:10 AM edit delete reply
that makes sense thank you! :~)
fffsshhh 23rd Jun 2016, 9:52 PM edit delete reply
sugar's outburts are so similar to my own, it actually made me cry.
if i can love sugar maybe i can love myself too
thanks