January 31, 2007

Ilustration Friday: Twist-ed


One of my favorite book series hands down would have to be the Prydain Chronicles by Lloyd Alexander. In the second book of the series, "The Black Cauldron," we meet three of the coolest characters in the series. Orduu, Orwen and Orgoch are three nasty witches who are great because they are neither antagonists nor protagonists. So actions of these twisted characters are only driven by selfish motives, which makes them unnervingly unpredictable. (If you are a children's fiction fan...I strongly suggest reading this book series.)
This book is incredibly visual, but I've been a big fan of witches my entire childhood, so it was fun to construct what these weird ladies might have looked like.


Anyway... More later.

Thanks for visiting...

11 comments:

a gimbel said...

just checking in to say YOU ROCK!!!

that is all

-ryan

Meridth said...

gee thanks.

Betsey said...

GO MERIDTH!!!

We love you and think your Art is AMAZING!

I love CAPS right now!!!

a gimbel said...

You are very talented Meridth. Keep up the good work!

-karl

Sharae said...

Meridth you are so cool, how can i be exactly like you? Ahh, me but i can't be. So i'll have to settle by looking at your extremly good art. Love ya, hon sharae

Andrew Glazebrook said...

I'm just halfway through reading The Book of Three at the moment, I heard Disney were thinking about doing the Prydain Chronicles as a live action series of films !

Meridth Gimbel said...

I heard that too...and I think that it's about stinking time. These books are fabulous.

GayLynn said...

Meridth,

You are such a smartie to set up a blog to keep in touch! Your work is great...I especially love your sketches! I'll try to get some of my work up soon. How's England?

GayLynn

Meridth Gimbel said...

GayLynn,

You're a sweetie...can't wait to see your stuff!!. Hope you survived the semester well. Ashley says you're going to NY. (Sweet.)...I'll be heading back to England at the end of May...(Been taking care of my dad.)

Much Love,

Meridth

Tina Vaziri said...

Your characters are so perfect, I love each of their features and personalities!

claudine hellmuth said...

wonderful wonderful!!!