Violets Adventure, based on Edward Lear’s “The Story of the Four Little Children Who Went Round the World“, here is what the author writes:
I started off by illustrating the characters then scanned them into a computer and put them against photo realistic backgrounds. I wanted the contrast between the hand drawn illustrations and the crisp photographs to emphasise the contrast of reality and fantasy in the story. Edward Lear wrote querky stroies, poems and limericks for children in the 1800s, I wanted the style to have a naive quality so choose to work in black and white with a sepia tone.
“The Table and the Chair” adapted for Brooklyn Blowback TV; a reading of Lear’s poem from an illustrated book: