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The celebrated fairy tale “Alice’ s adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll returns in its most beautiful, evocative and decadent version, edited by… 224 more words

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“An adventure...

…is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.”

G.K. Chesterton


In 1925, an artist by the name of Francis Cugat was commissioned to design the cover of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ despite the fact that the novel had yet to be completed.   644 more words

Chris Mills reblogged this on Tales From the Landing Book Shelves and commented:

This post from Daniel Seery's blog is an interview with one of my colleagues, graphic designer Karen Vaughan. When I discovered from reading this that we share a liking for Edmund Dulac and Arthur Rackham, of course I had to give her a mention! It's also worth checking out more of Daniel Seeery's blog if you have the time. His first novel A Model Partner (Liberties Press) is being launched next week in Dublin. And it does have a great cover...

Watercolor Girl in Dress

Yes, “Watercolor Girl in Dress” is a pretty lame title. But, it describes what I’m talking about.
I just finished this ink/watercolor project. This image was born from a combination of my love for the work of Arthur Rackham, which makes me want to do watercolored pen/ink, and the fact that my sister owns a cool medieval/renaissancey dress. 260 more words


Food for thought: fear not

“How should we be able to forget those ancient myths that are at the beginning of all peoples, the myths about dragons that at the last moment turn into princesses; perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. 182 more words

Arthur Rackham

“Like the sundial, my paint box counts no hours but sunny ones.” 
― Arthur Rackham

While I was drawing a section of my kitchen this morning, I started thinking about drawing with a fine ink pen and my mind automatically drifted to Arthur Rackham’s (1867-1939) amazing art. 163 more words

Sketches / Drawings / Paintings