"Plant Thoughts" illustration by Molly Mendoza, via Badass Lady Creatives

Portland-based illustrator Molly Mendoza’s portfolio is filled with so much goodness, it’s hard to play favorites. Luckily, she recently came out with Plant Thoughts, a personal series that is exactly what it sounds like.

Besides the layered, gouache-y aesthetic, the dark, desperate humor of these plant friends is really appealing:

"Plant Thoughts" illustration by Molly Mendoza, via Badass Lady Creatives

"Plant Thoughts" illustration by Molly Mendoza, via Badass Lady Creatives

"Plant Thoughts" illustration by Molly Mendoza, via Badass Lady Creatives

"Plant Thoughts" illustration by Molly Mendoza, via Badass Lady Creatives

See Plant Thoughts for more of a ficus’s inner life, or take a peek at Molly’s portfolio.