making room for the unexpected

Drawing of a person wearing a green shirt and yellow pants with sky blue hair sits with an expression of discontent inside a box that resembles a brick apartment building. The person steps out of the box and looks back inside to find small sprouts growing into a lush mess of green. The person is surprised and rejoices.
Illustration and gif by Tess Keesling.
Stop motion gif of the same illustration by Tess Keesling
Portrait of Tess

Tess Keesling (they/she)

Tess is a queer creative making plant-based art and educational material under the pseudonym Sprigwizard. Raised at a competitive dance studio in a food swamp north of Detroit, MI, Tess now resides in Seattle, WA where she is perfecting her chocolate chip cookie recipe, making comics, and learning about plants.

More by Tess
A recipe for Black Pepper Onions!