King Lear

This year Bard in the Barracks is staging Shakespeare’s King Lear and I created an illustration of King Lear and the fool for the poster. The concept was Lear as an Edwardian fairy tale. Here are some initial sketches where the costumes were refined:

King Lear and the fool in the storm - sketch 1

King Lear and the fool in the storm - sketch 2

And the final piece:

I also created a black-and-white woodcut-style version for other uses:

King Lear

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