An illustration for the fairytale “The Goose Girl”. Curdkin has been tormenting the main character, so she calls out “Wind, wind, blow today, carry Curdkin’s cap away!”, and it does. I had two ideas for this, one for each half of the rhyme, but someone asked me last night whether something I was working on was “one of my girls, looking pensively into the distance”, so I went with Curdkin!
The picture is in scratchboard, with colour and letters added in Photoshop. Here is the black and white version:
The new header image is a close-up from a version of the project (almost finished!) on which I am working.