Following the previous fairytale initial letters, the next 5 weeks or so were spent working on the second part of that commission. I was asked to design three larger illustrations and three smaller illustrations for the front and back of the product's boxes. As with the letters, I needed some time to generate some ideas for how to best represent and tell the story of each of the three fairytales...here are a couple of the more interesting sketches!
The "ugly" duckling and his reflection:
The Princess in her uncomfortable Pea bed:
The princess' future crown and that annoying little pea:
The Sleeping Beauty:
A fallen rose and a sinister spinning wheel: