Tragic Hero Artwork by Ruth Crean: Dingus

Another big part of the work in progress behind Tragic Hero, the first book in The Orbis series is the art being done by Ruth Crean. She is a maker of things in general, design, clothes, stories, and craft, but her favourite thing to play with are lines. Most evenings I write, and she draws, and we consume silly amounts of tea and biscuits while muttering to each other about correct language use.

Here are her initial sketches of our hero Dingus Gherkin, you can see him grow from super dweeb, to far, to chiseled, and back again to somewhat dorky, but more self assured. These posts are an early window into the world, the magic that happens behind the pristine finished product.

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