This illustration captures a poignant moment in the story of a woman and the water horse she encounters. Kelpies are known for their fierce nature and so I'd like to thank Socks, who kindly lent me her bridle for this shot, because you never know... The teeth I used as props are in fact fossilised horse teeth from a local beach, which were an ideal way to describe a magical creature not bound by time.
The drawing comes complete with a copy of the story by Sean Walter.
Worked in charcoal and Wolff's carbon pencils on Fabriano Artistico extra white paper. It's framed ready to ship in a smart black frame made using recycled materials and with acrylic safety glazing. Drawn area size 12" wide by 18" high, frame size 16" x 22".
Second image shows another original framed.
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