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Alone in the Cold and the Dark

Alone in the Cold and the Dark

These three images are excerpts from my children's book "Zed Goes Up the Mountain". While the story is about a young boy who wanders up a mountain on his own and eventually finds his way back, my goal for many of the images was to give the reader a real sense of what it feels like to be alone in the cold and the dark, and to eventually find light and guidance again. Original images were rendered in acrylic, watercolour and collage, then re-drawn into Photoshop using a graphic tablet.