Northern Lights - Armour, 1998,
oil on board, 84x68cm
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This picture illustrates one of Nick's favourite books, Northern Lights by Philip
Pullman. This was his first of many illustrations for this book. It depicts
Lyra, the heroine of the story, the witch's goose daemon and the magical alethiometer.
painted this for his A level course, and later produced a whole booklet of illustrations
for other chapters as part of his art foundation course.