New Tribute Art: Die Sterntaler

Die Sterntaler (The Star Money) is a German fairy tale made famous by The Brothers Grimm and it tells the story of a poor but kind-hearted orphan girl named Amelia, who gives away all her possessions (including her clothing) to help others. The reward for her kindness are stars, which fall to the ground around her as gold coins.

New Tribute Art: Pool of Tears

As no doubt many will realise, this illustration is a tribute to Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s story Alice in Wonderland (which, incidentally, I read for the very first time this year!). The title comes from the second chapter of the book, The Pool of Tears, in which a weeping Alice creates an impossibly large pool solely with her tears. In my illustration, Alice has only just started weeping, so that’s why the pool is still quite shallow.😋