Started a new project where I do pictures for Grimm’s Fairy Tales, this is image one, for “The Golden Bird”, I’m aware that Grimm’s is fairly “done” but it’s a brilliantly surreal set of stories that really lend themselves to illustrations, so I’ve done some of my own.
There’s Something In The Woods - James Boswell 2013
It’s just watching the telly through an open window though. I painted it with watercolours and gouache on Fabriano Artistico. I’ll be turning this into a screen print to test my screen print conversion prowess, probably with some text on it.
"There was no respite for Jonas’s eyes as he cast his gaze hither and thither between sky and sea, memorising the appearance of the birds and the fishes, their similarities in colour and shape, redwing and redfish…"
The first of a series of interior images for “From the Mouth of the Whale”