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New Harry Potter Character Sketches Due From Mary GrandPre

Posted by: sue
March 19, 2009, 09:37 PM

The Herald Tribune is reporting tonight that artist Mary GrandPre, who provided illustrations and cover art for the US editions of the Harry Potter novels from Scholastic, will "draw 25 original sketches of characters from the series to benefit Forty Carrots Family Center's Capital Campaign." 

The piece continues:

Reservations for the sketches, in black and white or color, will be taken during this weekend's Masters Art Festival at Payne Park in Sarasota. The sketches will be priced at $1,000 for black and white, $2,000 for color in a 9x12-inch size.

For more information call 365-7716.

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492 Points

Oh, I wish that I could afford one of those.

Posted by Bella1951 (WBM) on March 20, 2009, 09:10 AM report to moderator
187 Points


Posted by SevenMinutesToMidnight {WBM} on March 20, 2009, 09:47 AM report to moderator
189 Points

Her artwork is great!

Posted by cryospear on March 20, 2009, 09:50 AM report to moderator
229 Points

Damn I wish they released a small book with all the sketch and artwork done for the books….That would be amazing!!

Posted by akcorr on March 20, 2009, 09:57 AM report to moderator
225 Points

Oh great! I can’t wait to see them :)

Posted by AllysonLassiter on March 20, 2009, 10:11 AM report to moderator
3846 Points

I hope we still get to see them! They are pricey, but im sure they are worth it!

Posted by AbiDumbledore on March 20, 2009, 10:40 AM report to moderator
8876 Points

It’s so cool that she’s doing this for a great cause :)
Like other people have said, I really love her artwork & hope that sometime in the future these sketches will be available as a book or calendar or something :)

Posted by Moose_Starr on March 20, 2009, 10:41 AM report to moderator
11307 Points

I think Leaky needs to start raising money so we can buy some of those sketches!

Posted by GF_of_Seamus on March 20, 2009, 10:44 AM report to moderator
2799 Points

I hope they have pictures! Her artwork is absolutly amazing.

Posted by 3 Weasley Twin (ROAR!) ~{WWW Employee}~ on March 20, 2009, 12:05 PM report to moderator
13596 Points

I love her work. It really helps you visualize the characters.

Posted by Garden State Geek on March 20, 2009, 12:08 PM report to moderator
783 Points

Darn…if only I had $2,000…
I want to see them tho! her art work is great!

Posted by Mary11_hplvr*WBM* on March 20, 2009, 12:19 PM report to moderator
783 Points

Darn…if only I had $2,000…
I want to see them tho! her art work is great!

Posted by Mary11_hplvr*WBM* on March 20, 2009, 12:19 PM report to moderator
4151 Points

if only i had the money. way awesome artwork.

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on March 20, 2009, 12:21 PM report to moderator
12100 Points

This is such a cool thing that she is doing.

Posted by lilhpchick20 on March 20, 2009, 12:24 PM report to moderator
39680 Points

wow! she’s really good!

Posted by chocolaterabbits on March 20, 2009, 12:26 PM report to moderator
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