Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Eye of Newt & Emerald

Happy Halloween, Witches! In a very special Halloween edition of Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks we're covering the witchiest herb around and the crystal that powered an entire magical city! Eye of Newt "Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog, adder's fork and blind worm's sting, lizard's leg … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Eye of Newt & Emerald

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Eye of Newt, Flying Ointments, Nose Twitches, & Frog Princes: Part 2

The Halloween Witch is unlike any other - in the first place she's kind of not real. I'm not here to tell you to start painting your skin green or growing warts to emulate her, but underneath all of the fairy tales and Halloween costumes lies real magic - movie or otherwise. Let's continue our … Continue reading Eye of Newt, Flying Ointments, Nose Twitches, & Frog Princes: Part 2

Eye of Newt, Flying Ointments, Nose Twitches & Frog Princes: Part 1

Pointy hats, black cats, toads, frogs, creepy potions and flying brooms have dominated our views of witches for hundreds of years. The witch is such an interesting piece of myth that new legends and standards are being invented all the time. Purple eyes, green skin, twitching noses and flying vacuum cleaners have all become recognizable … Continue reading Eye of Newt, Flying Ointments, Nose Twitches & Frog Princes: Part 1