Some of you may know, most you will not. I love to draw. I’ve probably been doing it since I could hold a pencil. Investing recently in a better iPad and totally diving into Procreate have given me a huge creative boost. I’d like to share some of what comes out of that with you here.
Most depictions of this scene show Maedhros more exhausted than in pain (some of my own included). But imagine hanging from your right wrist for more than fifty years – and then having your hand cut off in exactly the same place. It must have been agony.
My heart regularly breaks for Maedhros in that one short half-sentence.
(You know that artists always assume the expressions they’re drawing? I drew this one in the library today. It was only afterwards that I found myself wondering what on earth my students were thinking of me if they looked…