Wednesday, 7 May 2014

The Dreadful Project

In anticipation of the première of "Penny Dreadful", a terrifying saga reinventing some of the most terrifying and horrific characters from literature, The Sketchbook Project recently invited 1000 artists to “illustrate a monster, create an eerie scene, or share your greatest fear of something that lurks within us all—in the shadows.”

Here's my contribution...

And yesterday I got the following email from the project:

Hi Jenny,

I simply wanted to reach out to you to send our "Congratulations" on behalf of The Sketchbook Project team! Out of the 1,000 participants from the "Dreadful" Project, your artwork was chosen to be published in The New Yorker! I included here a link to the article, and there are hard copies of the issue all about the city where you can find your artwork on paper!

We can't thank you enough for taking the time to participate, and are excited to see the amazing places you go from here with your art!

Two big thumbs up,

Kate Lewis
Community Manager
The Sketchbook Project

Well! That was a surprise and I'm very excited! Here's the link:

Open the link, then click the sideways arrows to scroll through the artwork. Health warning: the central blue arrow gives you a preview of Penny Dreadful and it's not for the feint hearted!