"Hormones." Pen and ink on Rives BFK, digitally colored in photoshop.
Based on an article about a period within a household when a teenager's hormones rise rapidly during puberty the same time when a middle-aged mom's hormones rapidly decrease during menopause. This supposedly explains a lot of parent-teenage feuds.
"Brooklyn." Graphite on Rives BFK.
Based on a book review about a woman struggling to leave immigrant-embodied Brooklyn in the 1940's. Trying to start a new life, she is held back by her mother, her church, and a supposed suitor.