Two and One
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I was recently asked to illustrate the story of a woodcutter and his wife who are granted three wishes. When given a bowl of beetroot soup he mistakenly wishes he could just eat something nice like a sausage for once. Upon the appearance of the sausage on his plate his wife exclaims that she wishes the sausage would hang from his nose, a feeling immediately thrown back by the woodcutter and hence we end up with the sorry state of affairs that I have drawn up.

The story appears in “The Seed & Other Fairy Tales” by Joseph Hillenbrand which is available for your Kindle now from Amazon.

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David Procter
Shanghai, China

A British illustrator currently living in Shanghai, David uses his trusty mapping pen and a bottle of black ink, alongside a spattering of Photoshop, to create his often whimsical,… Show more.

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