Herringbone Hugo! Yes, yes… still working to finish Hugo. But since he’s originally a Russ Berrie creation (of the Home Buddies line, and his given name was Sniffy), I figure I might want to tweak his design a little, make it unique, my own, without messing too much with his natural charming personality. Thus the herringbone pattern. And possibly I shall give him a horizontally-striped turtleneck to wear to make him even more graphically distinctive… and keep him warm.
Couple of sketches pertaining to the fairy tale that’s been percolating in my brain for so long. The good news is that I finally discovered a solid beginning that should give it more of a coherent structure. These are only preliminary sketches, but convey the sense of what I want. A child-size old crone gathering twigs and an ancient, hill-like troll.