Illustration Daily – Day 107: Matilda

I adore the book “Matilda“. Here we have Matilda with Chopper, who she uses to trick her family. Matilda was actually a rewrite by Roald Dahl. In the original version Matilda wasn’t particularly precocious. Instead, the story was more of a cautionary tale. Matilda was a troublemaker that used her powers to help her teacher win a horse race, ultimately Matilda’s many wrong-doings result in her death.


Matilda, 5″x5″, ink, and watercolor on illustration board

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