Mioko's Tree - a drawing for Dwelling

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Trees on the sidewalk

In this post you can see an ink illustration that I created for Chapter Forty Two of @dougkarr's superb book Dwelling, a crime novel set in New York’s Lower East Side.

Rube hopped his bike and started peddling fast, but as he hit the street, his eye caught a perception that made him freeze: a single stark white tree stood tall, springing out at the end of the sidewalk.

Chapter Forty Two of Doug Karr's novel Dwelling

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Photographs I took of trees on sidewalks in New York.


Ink illustration


Creating the drawing using inks.



As it receded, he wondered if those branches contained some link to the paradox of her life. It seemed crazy, but he couldn't shake the thought that the surreal white tree had spontaneously materialized at the moment of Mioko's death.

Chapter Forty Two of Doug Karr's novel Dwelling

'Mioko's Tree'


Ink on paper


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Dwelling available on Amazon

If you want to see some of my previous ink illustrations check out DWELLING, an illustrated crime novel collaboration between myself and fellow Steemian @dougkarr, set in New York’s Lower East Side. Dwelling is now available in print and ePub.


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Very nicely done. The Black and white is timeless. Thanks

@opheliafu what beautiful illustration dear friend, I like very much when you use this technique. Congratulations
Thank you very much for letting us know this wonderful work
I wish you a prosperous week

Cool B&W :) ... I like B&W art .


Super! Nice to hear it @foxkoit


You are welcome :)

Awesome work! It's really nice seeing projects like this come out of steemit, will definately check out your book someday in the future! :)


It is a good read!