"THEY HELPED HIM ESCAPE, I KNOW
IT!" Snape howled, pointing at Harry and Hermione. His
face was twisted; spit was flying from his mouth. (pg. 419, US)
Yeah, perspective's a little funny on his
arm, but it's not about his arm, it's about that snarling face
contorted in the fury of being foiled again! Curses!
The really aggravating part is that
he's right ...
Snape stood there, seething, staring from
Fudge, who looked thoroughly shocked at his behaviour, to
Dumbledore, whose eyes were twinkling behind his glasses.
(pg. 420, US)
Ahh, seething, what a joyful hobby.
I rather like how this turned out, Snape gives the impression of
catching his breath after such an energetic outburst – at least
||From desperate rage to calm
"I saw you coming," said
Lupin, smiling. He pointed to the parchment he had just been
poring over. It was the Marauder's Map. (pg. 423, US)
For some reason I find it very very hard to
draw Lupin from the right. I think I've finally got this
picture to my satisfaction, but I've changed it at least three times
to get here.
Did I mention perspective problems?
Lupin smiled wryly.
"This time tomorrow, the owls will start arriving from
parents.... They will not want a werewolf teaching their children,
Harry." (pg 423, US)
Okay, okay, so this is practically identical
to the other wry smile on page 6, but he's only in the book for two
more pages; I've got to take what I can get. Besides, I got such
an amusing reaction to the previous one that I couldn't not
I kind of shortchanged this drawing by
cramming it in at the bottom of the sketchbook page rather than giving
it a page of its own, which explains but does not excuse the extremely
high placement of the doorknob.
All images ©2004 Tealin
Lupin's only in the book for two more pages! How many
more drawings can I extract from the text?