Wednesday, 10 September 2014

When life gives you lemons...

When life gives you a really boring meeting,  you make preparatory drawings.   They always provide you with at least one bit of paper you can draw on.




I want to sculpt something based on the woodcuts in Edward Topsell's 17th century book The History of Four Footed Beasts and Serpents.  My favourite part is the section on "serpents", which includes dragons, sea serpents, eels, lampreys etc.  That's the sort of thing I want to make, but the whole book is chock-full of weird and wonderful beasties illustrated with woodcuts.