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Visual Vocabulary: Garrulous, Voluble, Fatuous

Garrulous: excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters.
Voluble: talking incessantly and fluidly.
Fatuous: silly and pointless. 

As in, “Julie was trying to find a rambling movie quote to illustrate what she meant, but then she realized that good old Charlie Sheen’s Twitter rants were the perfect garrulous, voluble, and fatuous spouting base of blathering nonsense for this week’s drawing.”

Visual Vocabulary: garrulous, voluble, fatuous, Julie Rado Design


I’m on a roll this week: three words in one drawing?! BAM. Sometimes I get words that are similar enough that I don’t want to illustrate them separately, so they come in clumps. Or they just work together (Lightning bolt! Lightning bolt! Thaumaturge and ensorcel!

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, and read more about the process behind them here.