Sketches for the Folklore Map of Sussex

Pencil Sketches for the illustrated map of Sussex Folklore I made last year. The first sketch shows the basic layout:

illustrated map sketch 1


Here’s a draft with the various features added. The map has a number of illustrations throughout it showing various folklore charactersA�from the Sussex area in the area they are associated with. Sussex has a fascinating history of Folklore and having lived in Brighton for a while, I found this a very interesting project to research. A few of my favourite tales included St Leonard’s dragon, The Chanctonbury Ring, Mad Jack Fuller and Dame Prettylegs:

illustrated map sketch


And here’s the final artwork:

folklore map sussex


You can see the final map on the website of the University of Chichester, who commissioned the piece