The Company of Wolves, 1998,
acrylic on paper, 64x90cm
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This is an illustration from Angela Carter's book The Company of Wolves, an adult
fairy tail. The film of this was one of Nick's favourites and he watched it many times.
painted this for part of his A level art course, but was never very pleased with it.
"So she came in, bringing with her a flurry of snow that melted in tears
on the tiles, and perhaps she was a little disappointed to see only her grandmother
sitting beside the fire. But then he flung off the blanket and sprang to the door,
pressing his back against it so that she could not get out again."