This is a character from the first illustrated novel I did. And never sent away. That's alright. It was all practice.
So I resurrected him for this one and placed him near this river. He is mesmerised by his own reflection..... like The Dog and its Shadow - one of Aesop's Fables. Except this boy has no bone in his mouth - luckily. Boy, that was a hard pose to do. He had to hold it for about three hours.....;)
PS one of the scenes from the book - sort of fits in with the Mesmerised theme. Please click the images for big :D