In this personal project, I imagined an illustrated version of one of my favourite books, Blood Meridian, by Cormac McCarthy. I created five illustrations, which you will find below, accompanied by quotes from the book where appropriate.
Wrap-around cover
"Night of your birth. Thirty-three. The Leonids they were called. God how the stars did fall. I looked for blackness, holes in the heavens, The Dipper stove."
"Two thick ropes of dark blood and two slender rose like snakes from the stump of his neck and arched hissing into the fire. The head rolled to the left and came to rest at the expriest's feet where it lay with eyes aghast."
"He never sleeps. He says that he will never die. He dances in light and in shadow and he is a great favorite. He never sleeps, the judge. He is dancing, dancing. He says that he will never die."
Portrait of the protagonist, the kid
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