I don't do art. I mean, I like it, but I'm not terribly GOOD at it. However, Maggie Stiefvater last week launched an art contest to create a piece inspired by her Raven Cycle. I planned to sadly ignore the whole thing until I walked into The Royal Museum in Edinburgh and came upon a skeleton of an Irish Elk. So how could I not give it ago. I took some pictures, fiddled about with them and came up with this:
It speaks to me of my very favourite moment in a series that has been filled with favourite moments and if you haven't read The Raven Cycle then I hope this intrigues you enough to pick up the first book. And then the second. And then... well, you get my meaning.
Small print: This image is created from an original photograph and copyright belongs to me. All my own work. Yup, me - doing art for the first and probably the last time.