The Bride of Lammermoor (if: Shadows)

June 05, 2011

Whenever I read Sir Walter Scott I want to draw scenes from his books. Lately I've been reading The Bride of Lammermoor (a vintage thrift-store find!) and wishing to do some Art Nouveau-style lettering . . . put them together, and there you are!

It's been too long since I've posted--I've been designing and sewing a wedding dress for my sister-in-law, which kind of squeezed out my sketching time. The dress is now finished, ironed, and ready for the wedding--which will, I am quite sure, end much more happily than the Bride of Lammermoor's. :D

You Might Also Like

4 comments

  1. Fabulous! That's really great to visualize scenes from these old books. Do you make them all up (costumes and all) in your head, or do you have some reference material? I really really like this!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thank you! For clothing inspiration I sometimes do a google search or flip through "Costume Through the Ages" by Erhard Klepper for basic ideas. Fashion-wise this turned out looking a little more King Charles than Queen Anne, but I decided that a little artistic license was ok. :D

    ReplyDelete

Blog Archive