Saturday, January 23, 2010

A clumsy candy thief

This image is for a childrensbook with 12 stories with the theme 'light'. The book is a a result of 12 collaborations between danish authors and nepali illustrators and the other way around: danish illustrators and nepali authors. The book is published by the danish authors union.


jazzlamb said...

I like the mood the colors are creating. Would like to see more of this book. Is there any way I can see it?

Erik Petri said...

Hi Jazzlamb.

Thanks for your comment

The book will be printed in two languages danish and nepalese.

The process of this book has been like this:
1. I did the image over the theme 'light' ... I had completely creative freedom ... besides the format of the book.
2. An author in Nepal got my illustration an wrote a story inspired by my image .... that story was translated into english and send to me.
3. I refined and changed my illustration a bit to go better with the story, and did two vignette illustrations as well.
4. The book is being translated to danish and nepalese

If you want the book, let me know and I'll see what I can do .... but can you read nepal?

Best regards

jazzlamb said...

I can't read Nepal but it surely would be interesting to see what the book looks like:)

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Maarit said...

What an interesting project! The light really makes the mood of the picture here. Kind of menacing and surreal, a great piece. Did it make the cover of the book?

Erik Petri said...

: Maarit

I was furtunate to have my image sellected for the bookcover.

I'm curious to see and read the other 11 illustrated stories in the book. It will be out in about a month.

Anette Heiberg said...

Nice. Love the colors in this one!

Perla Riesco said...

Thanks for your comment!!!your work is amazing...(sorry for my bad english)
See you

Claudio Rodriguez Valdes said...

Great characters and flow

Gavin Goo said...

Beautiful! Love the lightings and shades :)