5 Children & It

July 21, 2011

Today I discovered a new blog, Uncovered Cover Art, and was inspired to create a cover for one of my favorite children's books, "Five Children and It," by Edith Nesbit. (If you've never read or listened to Edith Nesbit, you should do it now!) Here is my entry
I rendered the illustration using the liquid ink pen in Corel Painter X. Looking at the intricate silhouettes of Arthur Rackham (above) is inspiring--and challenging!

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  1. Hi Amanda,

    So glad you were inspired! I love the lowercase i in your cover! I would love to feature your cover. I'll send you an email when the time comes.



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