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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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1630 Points

If only i had the money!! :D x

Posted by ChantyBabez on March 20, 2009, 01:06 PM report to moderator
1980 Points


Posted by floridianhp*ROAR* on March 20, 2009, 01:22 PM report to moderator
146 Points

awesome. I hope we get to see them some how.

Posted by skiving snackboxes on March 20, 2009, 01:41 PM report to moderator
1921 Points

would love to be able to have one. But who would reserve a drawing without knowing what it was going to look like? maybe there will be sketches we can see. A book of her illustrations would be fantastic. I loved her cover for DH.

Posted by izziewitch on March 20, 2009, 01:42 PM report to moderator
747 Points

WoW! This is awsome. Hope picture come up on line.

Posted by Tonks1OoM4,CW[ROAR] on March 20, 2009, 01:45 PM report to moderator
291 Points

Awesome! I hope we get a chance to see all of the pictures.

Posted by Lttlmrmd on March 20, 2009, 02:52 PM report to moderator
4630 Points

Aww. I wish I could buy one. But a 13 year old doesn’t really carry $1000 in their purse lol :] No idea where Sarasota is lol.

Posted by Live Laugh Love Potter ♥ROAR♥ on March 20, 2009, 02:54 PM report to moderator
2062 Points

I agree with everyone else- I really hope we’ll be able to see them at some point too! I love her work and I’m dying to know which characters she’s going to sketch!

Posted by Alice Weasley{Weasley's Queen} [ROAR!] on March 20, 2009, 03:20 PM report to moderator
2417 Points

For a good cause

Posted by Hagrid 713 (ROAR) on March 20, 2009, 03:32 PM report to moderator
8256 Points

Cool. I hope they release photos of them to the public!

Posted by spicefan78 OoM1 {ROAR!} on March 20, 2009, 03:33 PM report to moderator
2121 Points

Wow this is awesome news! I hope we get to see them too, I love her work so much. I have a print of her depiction of the Flying Car scene from CoS and it’s beautiful.

Posted by Bookworm_Weasley {HS} {ROAR} on March 20, 2009, 03:47 PM report to moderator
4532 Points


Posted by Caitlin [Senegal Parrot] {WBM} on March 20, 2009, 04:28 PM report to moderator
2113 Points

I hope we get to see them

Posted by selene21 (ROAR) on March 20, 2009, 04:53 PM report to moderator
2799 Points

I really hope we’ll get to see some pictures!

Posted by Sarabi on March 20, 2009, 06:27 PM report to moderator
3455 Points

she’s an amazing artist!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on March 20, 2009, 07:29 PM report to moderator
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