The Enchanted Horse

Story illustration to ‘The Enchanted Horse’ from The Arabian Nights. A Persian Prince whisks his beloved Bengali Princess across the sky on a magical ebony horse. Gouache, watercolour, gold leaf, shell gold and handmade Indian papers on hot-pressed watercolour paper.

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Introducing Ali Baba and family!

“There once lived in a town of Persia two brothers, one named Cassim and the other Ali Baba. Their father divided a small inheritance equally between them. Cassim married a very rich wife, and became a wealthy merchant. Ali Baba … Continue reading

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Ali Baba character sketches

Just a few character sketches relating to the Ali Baba illustration, that I posted yesterday. Enjoy!

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