12 Books in 12 Months

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28 Drawings Later – Days 20, 21 and 22

I can’t quite seem to get into a habit of posting every day (methinks the book editing is to blame), but so far I’ve managed to keep up with the 28 Drawings Challenge without causing myself undue stress.  Over the past few days I’ve been thinking about witches, because like all good fairy stories East of the Sun and West of the Moon incorporates a few of them.

There is also a horrible troll princess with a really long nose, so I drew a page of noses, thus: Continue reading “28 Drawings Later – Days 20, 21 and 22”

28 Drawings Later – Days 14, 15 and 16

Another three in one catch up post today… A castle, an apple and a comb.  Classic fairytale fare.

The first one is a bit of a doodle which I did at work on Tuesday.  The castle that lies east of the sun and west of the moon – the heroine has to ride all four of the winds to get there you know.  She’s pretty hardcore.

Day 14 - the evil queen's castle

Then we have a golden apple, given to the girl by an old lady for no very good reason.  There are three old ladies and three fairly disparate golden items they bestow upon her – they’re sort of like a low rent Q from the James Bond movies.

Day 15 - a golden apple

According to the story, which I did not refer to until after drawing this, it was meant to be a golden carding comb rather than a hair one… oops.

Day 16 - a golden comb

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