Thursday, April 1, 2010

Dear Lady Cottington C/O Brian Froud (Dress 31)

Dearest Lady Cottington (Care Of: Brian Froud)
I devoured your book as a child, enveloped in the idea of exploration and discovery and (most important; for an eight year old) Fairies.


















I'm a little older, and nevertheless, although the fairy phase has been and  gone, and taken with it a host of other childhood obsessions, I always come back to the book- perhaps because of the beautiful calligraphy, more probably it is the stunning watercolours by the genius Brian Froud- their delicacy and blend is simply stunning; and so we have:
Dress for a pressed orchid:
All my love,

 

2 comments:

  1. I enjoy Brian Froud's art also!

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  2. Isn't he wonderful? What that man can do with watercolours... I'm so insanely jealous of his skill!

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