some Lear updates

double page spread A

just working on a sequence where a map-books opens and Edward Lear walks across it. Here is the first map based on a map drawn in 1870 so slightly after the time but it still works quite well.

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and here are my latest Lear designs

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lear model side.jpg

Here is what the sequence might look like…

rough book mockup

and an early version

here are some shots of the pages…

 

 

 

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Some Edward Lear Pictures

David Watson has put together many of the Edward Lear compositions to form a Suite. We shall post a version of this shortly. In the meantime, in celebration, here are some Edward Lear illustrations.

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owl and cat japanese

lear and Howard Carter

Here is the Dong with a luminous nose-

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