Whoof. Doing my own version of East of the Sun and West of the Moon ‘cause it’s my favorite fairy tale but the heroine is so DUMB (as it is with most fairy tales) and I wanted to change that.
They were married with the sky for their witness. The stars
caught the bouquet, and then the garter. They looked down at her with a quintillion
Something quick because February 27th is International Polar bear Day. :3c
Bear princess AU
In which Jack is turned into this gigantic ball of fur and Merida has to help him to go back to normal.
Inspired by a Norwegian Tale called east of the sun and west of the moon that i found in a fairy tales book. yeah i was feeling in the nostalgic mood!
Still round the corner there may wait
A new road or a secret gate
Though I oft have passed them by
A day will come at last when I
Shall take the hidden paths that run
West of the Moon, East of the Sun.
Forgot to post this one here. I quite like this one and will probably make the rest of the illustrations kinda like this. The point of this semester was to experiment anyway, so my tutor can’t tell me off for changing the style a bit. I can’t use any of these illustrations for the exhibition in May anyway.
Various thumbnail color studies for East of the Sun and West of the Moon, by Kelsey Hamersley.
East of sun west of moon by Liga Klavina (liga-marta)
‘East of the Sun and West of the Moon’ Illustrated by Mercer Mayer
source: 41 Strange @41Strange
“That’s the trouble with loving a wild thing: you’re always left watching the door.” | East by Edith Pattou
Kay Nielsen (Danish-American, 1886-1957)
East of the Sun, West of the Moon, Tales of the North, 1914
Kay Nielsen was an art nouveau illustrator who specialized in books for children. He worked as a concept artist for the Walt Disney Company from 1937-1941. By the 1950’s, his style had fallen out of fashion, and he died in poverty in Los Angeles.