Remember how amazing gel pens were when they first came around? Every chick in my class was drawing stupid swirly art on their notebooks and I was totally one of them. The only thing I actually remember now is how much money my parents spent on them because they dried out after about five seconds. Sometimes they even came dried out and I’d want to stab myself in the face because I was the uncoolest girl in elementary school.
This one girl wouldn’t be my friend because everyone had gel pens except me so I quietly berated my mom with pleases of social suicide until she got me a pack. Then I proceeded to scribble elaborate designs that said, “Jenny Is A Stupid Bitch,” on my trapper keeper just to let Jenny know that although I had conformed, it was not because I gave an F about what she thought.
Here’s 10 pieces of “beautiful” gel pen art that makes me nostalgic for mean girl mentality.