Zara Picken’s Illustrated Irish Folk Tales


“A project inspired by the W. B. Yeats book ‘Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry’. ”

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Categories: New Illustration

Author:Thomas James

Creative Director of Illustration Age and Illustrator for The New York Times, Pentagram, WIRED, Buzzfeed, and more. Website / Instagram

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7 Comments on “Zara Picken’s Illustrated Irish Folk Tales”

  1. January 29, 2014 at 9:52 am #

    I really love these. Great atmosphere, and love the palette.

  2. January 30, 2014 at 10:07 pm #


  3. February 4, 2014 at 9:39 pm #

    Wow! Love the limited color pallet.

  4. February 9, 2014 at 7:59 pm #

    Oh God I love this. I’m reading that book in these days and I find it amazing, so I can’t help falling in love with those illustrations too!

  5. February 10, 2014 at 8:20 am #

    Lovely use of a limited colour palette with such a crisp style. Especially like the cat.

  6. February 19, 2014 at 10:43 am #

    Reblogged this on Susan Fountain.

  7. May 2, 2014 at 8:04 am #

    Reblogged this on Sarah Kante.


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