17Jan

In October, my friend’s new husband sent me an email requesting a special Christmas present for their first holiday together. When they were dating, she mentioned how this passage from “The Little Prince” reminded her of their relationship.

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The quote reads, “But if you tame me, then we shall need each other. To me, you will be unique in all the world. To you, I shall be unique in all the world.” Here is the lock up:

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Here is a close up of the text:

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The illustrator of the book is Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. I used references from that to do some little foxes for her. I did one that is just a black & white ink drawing, and another that has full watercolor.

Illustrated Little Prince

I printed extras and they are up for sale on etsy! If you are interested in them, check them out here!