Waiting in the fairy ring
I have never been as frightened as I was in that grass circle with the dead tree in the centre, on that afternoon.
This is an original illustration from The Ocean at the End of the Lane written by Neil Gaiman (Headline, 2019), illustrated by Elise Hurst.
Pen, ink and acrylic on warm off-white paper, signed by the artist.
Illustration area 29 x 41 cm, in grey mount.
Please note: The first image on this page is the closest colour match to the original.