a day's work

I think it's a sign that I'm still trying to challenge myself to improve when each finished illustration makes me pause and think "Heythatlooksprettygood!...Did I actually do that?" Which brings us to page 26:

I had planned to use paint to create a simpler, more impressionist design for this page . For whatever reason, I decided to buckle-down and make the piece as detailed and explicit as possible using pen. I love the way it turned-out.