They had counted their sheep
Medium: watercolour gouache
Story about a girl that's growing up to become a shepherd like her brothers. She goes out in the night to find a lost sheep and encounters a wolf. This is the moment the girl is playing a trick with the wolf by convincing him the sheep will follow her blindly where she goes.
Marieke Nelissen creates wonderfully intricate artwork that transports us back to the Golden Age of illustration. Her meticulous, hand-painted approach takes time and dedication, but the results are more than worth it. Whether she’s illustrating children’s books or commercial imagery, every painting draws you right into the scene and story.
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