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Alice Through the Looking Glass by Sue Rundle-Hughes

Alice Through the Looking Glass
by Sue Rundle-Hughes

Prompt: Stepping through the Mirror
prompted by: Mandy R., during Sketch Fest #16 (July, 2011)

When I read this I immediately thought of one of my favourite stories as a child, Alice through the looking glass. It looks a little bit similar in pose to the Tenniel illustrations (obviously no where near as good), but that wasn't intentional. I think the pictures were etched on my mind as a child. I made her Edwardian rather than Victorian and dressed her in clothes of 1912 (ish) period. My costume design background comes in handy sometimes :) Scanner broke down last night, so using my iphone :(


Noreen says: okay, now I want to take a costume design class. This is delightful! ~ Reply?

     Sue Rundle-Hughes replied to this: I loved my costume design classes! :) Thank you so much Noreen x

Sally Gilroy says: Really cool...I love it! ~ Reply?

     Sue Rundle-Hughes replied to this: Thank you Sally :)

Mandy R. says: Awesome! I think you did an incredible job! I love her costume and really love how you handled the reflections as she's stepping through - especially down by her foot. Very cool! ~ Reply?

     Sue Rundle-Hughes replied to this: Thank you so much Mandy :)
     Sue Rundle-Hughes replied to this: Also, thank you for a lovely prompt. I enjoyed sketching it :)

Natacha Chohra says: I LOVE her!!! so much better than mine haha! fantastic detail Sue xx ~ Reply?

     Sue Rundle-Hughes replied to this: Thanks Nat, but I was thinking the same about yours, haha. I think yours is much better. I haven't put any real thought into the mantlepiece and yours has depth and is gorgeous! :) xxxx

Mary Katherine S says: The whole thing is amazing, but I think her shoes are my favorite part! :) beautiful drawing!! ~ Reply?

     Sue Rundle-Hughes replied to this: Thank you Mary :) They are button up boots x

Alisha Christian says: Wow! This is one of the coolest sketches I've seen! Such detail! Wow! ~ Reply?

Monika Ptok-Byard says: this is fantastic! great work:) ~ Reply?

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