Finally I have got this on the scanner. I may say that at a little over 13 x 19 inches this picture requires 4 scans with an A4 scanner and some careful fiddling and stitching together by hand, all done at 600 dpi, which gives my computer a bit of a headache nowadays, so this is not a 5-minute job! The Tobacco Fairy will follow in due course.
So, here she is in glorious close-up detail:
(clicking the images should give you larger versions)
…what has a spider to do with monkshood? that was in my first post about this picture:
The original drawing and a few things about Monkshood: https://nancyfarmer.wordpress.com/2012/01/09/sketches-for-the-poison-flower-fairies/
And another post about the painting process: https://nancyfarmer.wordpress.com/2012/03/06/progress-on-the-poison-flower-fairies-monkshood/
…prints of this painting, and indeed the original painting, are all for sale of course – send me a message if you would like any more information.
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Her smile is very inticing!