‘The Fates’ – Part of an Illustration Series on New England Witchcraft
Posted 2 months ago and submitted by Emily Barksdale | Share link: http://illo.cc/98097

Having been raised in New England, my favorite Halloween aesthetic is that of the colonial-era witch. Though most accused witches in these New England villages were not practicing witchcraft, I decided to create an illustration series depicting what Puritans thought and feared the witches among them were doing. In this illustration, “The Fates”, three witches use a poppet to attack a neighbor.

Emily Barksdale
Stratford, USA
Tel: +1-203-383-9468

Hi! I'm Emily Barksdale from CT. Working mostly digitally, my illustrations are always character based, colorful and narrative driven. My work is inspired by ancient folklore and p… Show more.

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Top 15 Finalist for Two Roads Brewery CONNArtist Contest (2016 and 2019), Illustration featured on Comedy Central's "Broad City" (2017)
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