'She waved her right hand, and lakes and woods appeared; she waved her left hand, and various birds began to fly about'
Illustration for The Frog Princess
, from Myths and Legends of Russia
, collected by Aleksandr Afanas'ev and translated by Norbert Guterman; published by The Folio Society: www.foliosociety.com/book/MLR/…
Ink and gouache on Arches hot pressed watercolour paper, 140lbs/300gsm.
This illustration won me the bronze prize in the Books category of the Association of Illustrators' annual award: Images 34 - the Best of British Contemporary Illustration 2010
More details can be found in this journal entry
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