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Illustrations inspired by Beowulf

Illustrations inspired by Beowulf

My brief was to produce a series of images to illustrate the story of Beowulf, aimed at an audience aged between 12 and 16. The text I was using as my inspiration was the translation by Seamus Heaney.

Beowulf underwater
Heorot
In the fens