May 6, 2009

The Cheshire Cat

The Cheshire cat wasn't always the wise and mysterious character that Alice meets in "Through the Looking Glass". He was once a young cat, facing the same challenges all cats face - what to eat, when and where to nap, and of course - girls. Although he seems an impressive character to Alice, the Cheshire cat was once quite ordinary. If not for those dentures left on the night stand, he might not have made it into Alice's book at all...

"The Cheshire Cat Finds His Smile"
Illustration #3 in the "Beyond Alice" series
8x10 Watercolor Pencil and pen on 140lb paper

You knew those pearly whites weren't real, didn't you?

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momxxx said...

now we know! guess i better secure my denture cup every night or i will have a cheshire chewy. good one, was i the inspiration for this one? momxxx

sassypackrat said...

I just love your wonderland series! I get such a chuckle out of every one! Can't wait to see who's next.

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