The Big Adventures of Little Hands
Text by Svetlana Lebedeva
Illustrated by Ewa O'Neill
"Little hands had a fun day
Little hands went out to play
Little hands rocked on a swin
Little hands heard the birds sing..."
For this charming poem book I decided to create collage illustrations - I wanted to achive playful and dynamic effect.
Starting with crayons, pastels and markers I moved to scissors and cut outs.
There are strong textures followed by vibrant colours.
All to complement this fantastic story about little childs' hands wanting to explore the world.
In my illustrations there are elements familiar to our childchood, home - there are house pets, playgrounds, bed time stories and mommies' hugs...