My entry for #RamonaStyle
This piece was inspired by the bewitching and bewildering work of Amei Zhao, aka seventypercentethanol, who consistently blows my mind here on Tumblr.
EDIT: Yep. Made a couple tweaks.
Pamela Colebourn (British, 19/20th century) Enchantment
Digital & Graphite
Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories by The Brothers Grimm
Illustrated by K. Nielsen
Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company, 
Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, pictorial multi-coloured onlay of The Gingerbread House to the front board, inner dentelles, original endpapers, gilt edges. With 12 colour and 12 black and white illustrations
“We come to it, at last. The great battle of our time.”
This showdown is currently on display at the RETURN OF THE GREAT SHOWDOWNS Exhibition at Gallery 1998 in Los Angeles.
This illustration makes me feel like I could train a platypus to beg for treats…they’d probably stab me with their venomous leg-spikes. Well, the males, at least.
Types of Animal Life. St. George Mivart, 1893.