inspired by the night circus


A Single Shining Star: The Pool of Tears


The sign outside is accompanied by a small box full of smooth black stones. The text instructs you to take one with you as you enter.

Inside, the tent is dark, the ceiling covered with open black umbrellas, the curving handles hanging down like icicles.

In the center of the room there is a…

“A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” — Oscar Wilde, 1888. Found in Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus. (via pseudolibrary)

“The finest of pleasures are always the unexpected ones.” — Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus (via gowaltzing)

“I have tried to let you go and I cannot. I cannot stop thinking of you. I cannot stop dreaming about you.” — The Night Circus (via nostrokesjuststrudels)


Costume design for The Night Circus, Celia Bowen


stop drawing night circus stuff catherine


Cover and retouched pages for my One Day Project.

Also based on The Night Circus but this is a separate project in the same module. A lot simpler than my main work but the narrative is completely my own.



This is Poppet, a character from ‘The Night Circus’. A book. 
Just a doodle I did last night, it’s still kinda off haha. 

Spinning in Spirals: Of Discount Dreams and Well-Worn Wishes


The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.