Inn from the cold. Snowscape.

 

snowscapeThis is the opening page of the picturebook Inn from the cold, a tale of a family of rats living in an inn on the tundra. I’d returned to oils for some abstract painting and found that they worked with the otherworldly theme. I don’t do fine detail in oils too well, so I’ll have to tone down my usual busy style for the rest of the book. A good job there’s lots of snow…