Ice Queen

detail of ice queen painted illustration

One of 2 pieces painted for the United Arts Club Dublin Winter Themed exhibition. I’ve since augmented it digitally—as seen below (Approx A3 size)

The Finished Art

ice queen painted illustration
Above: The finished digital piece
ice queen b&w
Above: The pre-oil paint phase. Pencil, Gouache and ink on primed board
ice queen painted
Above: As originally exhibited, the oil painted pre-digital stage

Winter Ash (exhibition companion piece)

The image below—in its pre-digital state—was exhibited along with the Ice Queen. The concept is that the witch is somehow communing with the magical tree.

winter ash painted illustration

mountain ash painted illustration


Illustration: John White
Media: Pencil, ink, gouache, oils on primed board + digital