Night Toad

Night Toad

16″ x 12″ assorted pencils

Night Toad 16 x 12″ pencil

I had this strong mental image of the silhouette of a large toad on a toadstool as seen from below. How would that affect the lives, the patterns, the stories of those who lived in it’s shadow? I’ve started the tentative beginnings of a children’s fable, but in the meantime a completely different aspect presented itself to me visually. So I drew it out. Here are different stages of the drawing, and a closeup of the bottom corner covering about an 11″ x 8″ area.

 

 

 

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