Who’s Afraid of the Dark?

One of the openings of our book is set in the dark of night and being new to illustrating with watercolours I didn’t know how to get the effect we were after.

On the rugThen I remembered that my grandmother had illustrated a book my Mum wrote.

My granny had used a palette of blue-greys for the night time pictures, so I studied those and came up with my own approach.





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2 thoughts on “Who’s Afraid of the Dark?”

  1. I had forgotten that you’re a second-generation children’s author. Amazing.

    I want to see *your* night-time!

  2. I know, what a tease! Jeff hasn’t gone over the outlines yet. And then it has to be scanned. All will be revealed!

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