Ghost Stories

My entry for the House of Illustration and The Folio Society’s Book illustration competition 2014/15.
Three inside illustrations and cover for the collection of Ghost Stories.

 

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A Tale of an Empty House: ‘and saw on his throat, the shadow (or so it seemed) of a clutching.’

 

 

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The Treasure of Abbot Thomas: ‘Next I lit a candle, and very cautiously I placed it inside the cavity.’

 

 

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The Upper Berth: ‘I perceived that the porthole was again open, and a sort of creeping horror began to take possession of me.’

 

 

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Book cover layout – shadow of hand as though grabbing book

 

 

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Front cover

 

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Design in situ
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