Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Illustration Friday - "Burning"


The infamous moment in English history when Alfred the Great, whilst lost in thought over the fate of his people, absent-minded burned the cakes of a Swine-herd's Wife in whose cottage he had taken shelter, incognito.

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Feel free to leave a comment! Go on, you know you want to.

7 comments:

Tom Mead said...

Great stuff! Burning cakes is sacrilege.....

teddy said...

love ur style, by the way, thanks for the visit.

Jack Foster said...

Hey Paul! This is great! I love the woodblock style and your charming characters. Thanks for a piece of English history along the way. I love your blog! You have a new follower!!

. said...

hi!
love the print aesthetic of your work, and the illustrated french expressions are great! So much fun!!

lucrezia said...

I hope more people see this - it's one of my favorites for this week's topic!

Duncan said...

Like the Olde writing and love those pigs.

Gorillustrator said...

Superb as always Mr Bommer, from the lost-in-thought look of Alfred to the half-munched turnip.