Articles by Craig Russell

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A Choice: Cartoony Versus Realism

One of the things that I’ve most enjoyed about adapting the Oscar Wilde fairy tales is the chance it gives me to play with a drawing style that hovers between a ‘realistic’ approach to drawing…

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Casting is Everything

Sometimes a story has to wait for full production because something about it is not yet quite right. I think the reason it took me eight years between script/layouts on The Happy Prince and full…

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Longtime Gestation

Sometimes there’s a very long gestation period on a project. My project of adapting all nine of the Oscar Wilde fairy tales began in 1991-92. Some of the stories I’ve adapted were done all in…

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Sweet Anticipation

This is like waiting for Christmas to come. That period leading up to the publication of the piece one spent so much time and labor on feels like unwrapping a brightly colored package on Christmas…

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