Thursday, August 30, 2012
Android Romance by ~WillMcLean on deviantART
This was inspired by a sensationalist article that ran in the Philadelphia Daily News in the 1930s about the contemporary lesbian dating scene, which luridly described lesbians cruising for "synthetic love".
I worked at the paper for a time, and the Art Director had a copy of the article pinned to the wall of her office.
That's the kind of phrase that drills into your brain, screaming for release.
So I had to draw Android Romance, because nobody understands synthetic love better than androids, particularly dieselpunk Art Deco androids.