Draft – Ink Drawings

Mitch is nearing completion of the inks!   There may be an additional drawing or two, and probably some word-work, but the sequence is nearly complete.  What’s next?  The drawings will be scanned, and then the color work begins.  As Mitch puts the polish on the art, I will be reworking the prose.  Which sentences go with each illustration?  Make it more poetic, or keep it simple?  Many things to consider.

Here are a few samples of the draft ink drawings, with related excerpts:

“The young fairies ran to the older fairies.”

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“The older fairies took the young fairies before the King and Queen. The Queen bade them attend the scarecrow, and treat it as a friend.”

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“They brought food, water, and decorations.  They hid seeds inside the straw-filled belly.  They slept among the tattered garments, and inside the sun bleached hat.”

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“When the season turned cold, they sheltered with the scarecrow, and played winter games.”

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