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A Very Old man With Enormous Wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Illustrated by Leanda Hughes

A Very Old man With Enormous Wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Illustrated by Leanda Hughes

The three images I have submitted are based around the book, A very Old Man With Enormous Wings, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.The brief was to choose one of ten short stories and design a book cover and four inside illustrations.
I chose this book as it conjured up numerous exciting images. I steered away from an obvious interpretation of the text and tried to create a mood and atmosphere using colour and textured drawings. I used mono printing and drypoint to create the final illustrations for the book cover and inserts.