Illustrations for Chapter 12 – Corvus Rising

The illustrations for my webpage posting of my previously published novel Corvus Rising began with my mother (didn’t everything?). Rita M Simmons left behind a ~50 years of framed paintings, a pile of unframed yet finished watercolors, and a stack of what were probably demos of sky, water, clouds, landscapes, etc…for the painting classes she taught.

To ‘simulate’ Jade’s paintings in this chapter (“Catching the Wind”, and “Leave Me”), I scanned two of Rita’s demos and altered them like all get-out in Photoshop. With a little help from Clip Art.
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Rita M Simmons Demo

Illustration for Chapter 12

Rita M Simmons Original Demo

 

Illustration for Chapter 12