Secret Stories Collection
by Katie O
This Secret Stories collection contains drawings of creatures, each in their own little world and each with a story to tell.
The three pictures above are of giant squid, nightmarish creatures of the sea that have been given personalities of their own.
The three pictures above are also of giant squid, again each displaying unique personalities as they interact with their different environments.
The four pictures above capture the dreamlike landscape in greater detail, with the creatures forming hidden, background guests, as the environment itself becomes the focus of the nightmare.
The first picture above is of a ‘Woodwatcher’ creature, surrounded by branches with eyeballs, representing that feeling that there is always something in the woods… watching you… The second picture is of ‘my little pony’, representing the loss of innocence as a young girls dream becomes lost in the woods, forced to confront the adult emotions of fear and vulnerability. The third picture is ‘Last Night I Dreamt Somebody Loved Me’ representing that, no matter how ugly something may appear to one person, it may be beautiful to another. The final picture above is of a rabbit, normally perceived to be a cute, cuddly creature, but is portrayed here as a creature that has become lost, not only only within the woods, but within its mind.
Katie O x