Tag Archives: Fairy Misery

December 2, 2013 – Page 55: All that day there was a great rejoicing

By Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 55: All that day there was a great rejoicing

Page 55: All that day there was a great rejoicing in the Crystal Castle because of the return of their dear Princess.

 

Nov 25, 2013 – Page 54: Just as the Wicked Fairy was about to fling a large net

By Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 54: Just as the Wicked Fairy was about to fling a large net

Page 54: Just as the Wicked Fairy was about to fling a large net about them, the humming-bird reached the crest of the rainbow…

Nov 18, 2013 – Page 53: holding fast to her shoulder

By Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 53: holding fast to her shoulder

Page 53: holding fast to her shoulder. The humming-bird flew out the window and high up into the sky.

Nov 4, 2013 – Page 51: Now Princess April really did begin to cry

By Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 51: Now Princess April really did begin to cry

Page 51: Now Princess April really did begin to cry. And the blue butterfly tried to comfort her…

Oct 28, 2013 – Page 49: Plate VIII – Fairy Misery concocts a blue mist

By Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 49: Full plate image - Fairy Misery and the blue mist

Page 49: Full plate image – Fairy Misery, her bunson burner set, and the blue mist that is about to envelope Princess April

Oct 21, 2013 – Page 48: If Princess April would serve her

By Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 48: If Princess April would serve her

Page 48: If Princess April would serve her and do evil instead of good, these priceless gifts would be hers.  But Princess April would not even look at the gifts.

Oct 14, 2013 – Page 47: This made the wicked Fairy so angry

By Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 47: This made the wicked Fairy so angry

Page 47: This made the wicked Fairy so angry that she cast Princess April into a dark dungeon.

It is just a beautiful little illustration of Misery at twilight searching the forest and fields for April. Flowers, weeds, stars and a distant landscape combine with Fairy Misery to really set a mood.

Page 28 – One must first do three good deeds (Artists & Illustrator’s perspective)

by Danny Garrett
Austin, Texas

This page is rich in illuminations and has one very nice small illustration with a decided horizontal bias. Continue reading

April 1, 2013 – Page 14: great a temptation

by Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page14 - great a temptation. And in spite of the blue butterfly's warning that if they left the Enchanted Forrest they could not return, she stepped over the magic boundary.

Page14 – great a temptation. And in spite of the blue butterfly’s warning that if they left the Enchanted Forrest they could not return, she stepped over the magic boundary.

Composition made from Letitia Fairbanks' illuminations on this page introducing Fairy Misery, and associated negative imagery

Page 12 – to whisper among themselves (A&I perspective)

by Danny Garrett, Austin, Texas

Here is the first example of a page where Letitia has the text sharing space equally with a prime illustration. And what Letitia chose to introduce in this highlighted manner is a portrait of Princess April’s nemesis, Fairy Misery. Continue reading

March 18, 2013 – Page 12: to whisper among themselves

by Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 12 - to whisper among themselves

Page 12 – to whisper among themselves that perhaps Princess April Morning-Glory was becoming a wicked fairy and would go to live in Twilight Forest in the gloomy Jet Castle of the wicked Fairy Misery.