Hello! If you are following along on Instagram you will have seen this illustration come to life. Nonetheless I’m excited to finally share the final with you.
Waif is a concept illustration for a story I have been wanting to write that takes place in old Scandinavia.
In short Liv (Danish girl’s name, also means ‘Life’) lives in an orphanage with her younger sibling, over time more and more of the other children start acting in most peculiar ways, they seem tormented being in this world.
Liv discovers they are changelings, she must obtain the lost knowledge of the old world and venture across the world-borders in order to restore the natural order and rescue the other children and the changelings before they all go utterly mad from the displacement.
Waif is an adventure into Scandinavian folklore that I have long been wanted to write, the write up above is just a small bit of what I have in mind, now that I have painted the main character, maybe she will guilt me into telling her full tale.
What do you think?
Does this sound interesting to you at all?
Still playing around with some options for this illustration. It is slowly coming together, of course the right way to have done this would gave been to work it out in the thumbnail stages but this piece was one of those images that was just supposed to be a quick study and then grew into more. #artinprogress #workinprogress #illustration #artistsoninstagram #digitalpainting #digitalart #instaart #instaartist #waif