///News: Montague Mouse Project

News: Montague Mouse Project

By |2018-06-02T16:39:08+00:00February 13th, 2016|Categories: Montague Mouse|Tags: |0 Comments

A mouse in a leaf boat with a pile of acorns. Illustration by Kiri Østergaard Leonard. See more at KiriLeonard.com In 2013 I made a drawing of a little mouse, the character had quite a bit of personality and he was shortly after named Montague Mouse by the suggestion of a lovely cellist named Agibail Blackman on my Facebook Art Page.

I did another couple of drawings with the same character and really had fun drawing him. From the artwork it was clear he loved acorns and there was a story… somewhere.

I brought the Illustration along to conventions and art shows. It received such a positive response, people were intrigued by the character and wanted to know more but the tale of the little mouse was still elusive to me.

Fast forward a couple of years! (Sometimes projects just need to hatch for a while)

Now in this shiny new year of 2016 – Montague Mouse is finally ready to tell his tale and I hope you will enjoy following along with the process as the project develops.

About the Author:

Award-winning Illustrator, Artist, and Creator Kiri Østergaard Leonard happily share her experiences making a living as an artist and pursuing a creative life. She grew up in a tiny village in the Kingdom of Denmark, left her country behind to pursue art in the bustle of New York City and now resides in the delightful weirdness of Austin, Texas surrounded by sunshine and felines.

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