A waltz for sketching Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (& friends) ~ 21×29 cms, mixed inks on watercolour paper.

Edgar Allan Poe (with cat, raven, and Death's head bug) By Soni Alcorn-Hender

Poe detail: cat & raven (by Soni Alcorn-Hender)

Poe detail: face (by Soni Alcorn-Hender)

Poe detail: face (by Soni Alcorn-Hender)

Poe detail: Death's head bug (by Soni Alcorn-Hender)

Poe detail: Death’s head bug (by Soni Alcorn-Hender)

And how it was made ~


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  1. I LOVE how you make this look so easy! you bring your subject to life. Halloween series ? xx

    • Aww, thank you! :D I’m really a terrible ‘ditherer’ when I work, but it’s far less apparent when all that fastidious deliberation is edited and squished into a few minutes. ;)
      The fate of this pic is (at the moment) as mysterious as his own stories ~ but now I’d like to do more like this (including Nikola Tesla and HP Lovecraft), so we shall see! :)


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