Illustration Friday: Skull

Still with the playing card theme for this week’s Illustration Friday topic, “skull.” I am drawing birds for other reasons, and thinking of the fool Eulenspiegel (and fools in general) because of Rima Staines’ Unknown Fool puppet. And fools and skulls of course suggest poor Yorick, and thus, the latest card: the Prince of Birds:

Illustration Friday: Skull

 

In other news, everyone else seems to have received their copies of Angela Slatter’s Bitterwood Bible – everyone save the artist! Sigh. It is reported to be very shining:

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2 thoughts on “Illustration Friday: Skull

    • The ballpoint sketch? I think it’s the Queen – Gertrude with an ibis and some poison. There’s a rough Ophelia sketch (not shown), knitting a shirt of herbs to unbird someone.

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