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'Evil Desire' - old lady picture book project

'Evil Desire' - old lady picture book project

The pieces i have put forward are taken from a book project brief from uni. We were given a short story about a woman who wanted to eat a child. I have tried to present pages from the story as if they were from a graphic novel. For the project i chose to make the character less human and more a spirit like entity Poisoned or corrupted by evil, the cover is fairly simple and shows her mask on a black lace fabric slowly destroying a background of roses. The character doesn't feature much in the sample pages provided for the project but the black fabric features heavily to leave the impression shes always around.On the double page spread i have used the part of the text where she is spying on her child in the door way and then grabs and eats him. The child is faceless because she doesn't recognize until its too late that it is in fact her own child. The final page shows the character realising what she has done and begins to crack and blow away into the wind, the idea of blowing like dust in the wind comes straight from the text. I used a cracked dolls head to symbolize her child.I have used oil paint, sculpture and mixed media to create the work.

' Evil Desire' final page
' Evil Desire' Front cover
' Evil Desire' DP