This drawing has some similarities to an oddity of my grandmother's that I have always coveted.

     What she has is this small wooden stage with a large carved moon looming over some twisted woods.  On the stage stand a variety of strange animals with human legs.  The figures are only flat painted cutouts of wood with stands but they have a magic that makes them seem very real.  I am inexorably drawn to this sort of magic.  To the point where my only goal in life is to re-create it.

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