The wood was treat by sanding down in between a few layers of quite diluted clear gesso. The oils took nicely to this smoothed down surface, apart from the 2nd illustration, which for some reason the wood was more porous- even though it had been through the exact same treatment, the oil wouldn't spread as smoothly and I struggled to even it out.
Relative to the blind consumption of new drugs with unknown effects and little research.
Relative to the toxic mixing of substances which are often the leading cause of fatalities.
Relative to the deterioration of mind and body due to unforeseen addiction from seemingly harmless drugs.