But after a few portfolio critiques where the emphasis was on the decorative aspects of the works and not on the characters, I thought to keep the main focus of the drawings but take away the excess that did not add to the story. Couldn't our imaginations finish off the rest? One other comment was to add the text so that the viewer could picture the illustration as part of a book. So I did a little playing around today, and resurrected these drawings that I still love. I think that now they are easier on the eye and allow room for the text to enhance the image.
"The Goose Girl (Happily Ever After)" Pencil. Jessica Boehman 2013. Read the original blog post by clicking here.
"Alas, Falada, Hanging There!" Pencil. Jessica Boehman 2013.