Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Billy Goat Gruff /Bockarna Bruse

This one comes from a specific wish of my two-and-a-half years young child: he loves the Norvegian fairytale Three Billy Goats Gruff, also called Bockarna Bruse in Swedish (you can find the plot here), which is a quite popular folktale here in Sweden.
He loves very much the point where the biggest goat throws out the troll off the bridge, and so asked me to paint that scene for his room. I really had a lot of fun painting this. Probably the trolls anatomy could be much better, but since I've got approval from my child, I considered it done so.
So, here it comes:

and a couple of close-ups, as usual: