February 11, 2009

> Thumbnails, Graphite on Bond, 1.5 x 2".

> Sketch, Graphite on Bond, 5.5 x 8.5".

> Painting, Acrylic and Blue Pencil on Rives BFK, 20 x 30".

> Finish, Digital Color, 4200 x 6300 pixels.

My final cover to Fables, which hits the stands today. There are references to many of my past covers in the little baubles and ornaments littering the composition. The image was created with the Pietà in mind, with Red Riding Hood cradling a wounded Boy Blue.