“The Poet and the Flea”: Behind the Scenes (Part 2)

Images from my upcoming graphic novel, The Poet and the Flea.

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Preliminary character designs for the poet-painter William Blake.

Preliminary character designs for William Blake and The Ghost of the Flea.

Preliminary character designs for Kate Blake and the archangel Raphael.

Experimenting with black paper for The Flea.

Experimenting with X-Acto knife for The Flea.

Pages 1 & 2, in progress.

Page 1, in progress.

Page 2, in progress.

Page 3, in progress.


Part 3 of “Behind the Scenes” will be posted sometime soon!


Copyright 2012 by G. E. Gallas


About gegallas

G. E. Gallas is a writer and illustrator best known for her graphic novel The Poet and the Flea about William Blake and her short film Death Is No Bad Friend about Robert Louis Stevenson. Originally from Washington, D. C., she spent her year abroad in Tokyo, Japan and graduated from New York University: Gallatin School of Individualized Study with a major involving cross-cultural storytelling. Last year, she attended the Cannes International Film Festival and spoke upon invitation to The Blake Society, London. This year, her illustrations were featured in Scared Stiff: Everything You Need To Know About 50 Famous Phobias. She is currently working on illustrations for Do More Good. Better. View all posts by gegallas

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