Our new assignment in Children's Marketing Class is to do a double page spread illustrating a story, such as a nursery rhyme, fairy tale, or Aesop's fable.
So I chose to do an Aesop Fable, which are interesting, I've never taken much notice of them before. I chose The Jay and The Peacock. I like the moral, "it is not only fine feathers that make a fine bird."
So i began with collecting reference and then doing a character study, ending with a thumbnail. All of which is on the following paper.