These are details from a painting-in-progress-- another illustration from the book I'm working on. In this scene the old man is walking home, feeling uneasy after encountering a mysterious black cat with huge, greedy eyes.
"Perhaps, even now, it was watching him from somewhere in the forest."
Acrylic on text & maps on canvas, 9"x12" Click for details, & check back soon for the final art!
For The Old Man and the Cat, by Anthony Holcroft, to be published in 2011 by Penguin NZ.
Curious Art by Leah Palmer Preiss