Thursday, 3 April 2008

Vlad and Lev confront the Great Bear

Illustration for a Russian fairytale where Vlad and Lev first confront the Great Bear and provoke him into charging the Tsar's palace.

I love immersing myself in the story and drawing the pictures that I see in my imagination. In this instance, I put myself in the place of the man meeting the great bear until I could almost hear the crunch of the snow and feel the freshness of the forest air. That is why I love illustration - it's a way of bringing my imagination to life and sharing it with others.

Prismapencil and graphite on vellum 30x40cm

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