AZ chose her favorite illustrations from Moominpappa’s Memoirs and Finn Family Moomintroll for me to paint: an undignified moment from Moominpappa’s childhood, and a sublime one from Moomintroll’s.

Actually, she wanted me to do illustrations from ALL the Moomin books, and then give the paintings to her to use as bookmarks.

If you haven’t heard of Moomin before, read this article about creator Tove Jansson. It has photos of her working, and a nice picture of the principal Moomin characters.