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Visual Vocabulary: Violaceous

This word really sounds more violent than it is (hence the subject matter of the illustration). My take on this guy is that one of his kids left the lights on in their room the entire time they were on vacation and now he will have to pay that few extra dollars in the electricity bill, and that's where is anger stems from. I thought about drawing a fat, juicy violet rainbow, but it was more fun to draw a man with steam coming out of his ears. You know, now that I'm thinking about it, he could also pass for a zombie. They tend to have a nice violet hue about their undertones. 

Visual Vocabulary is a project I created for myself in which I attempt to sear new words into my memory by illustrating them. You can see all of them here.