An original illustration, 11″ x 14″ pencil on wood panel.
She was the first of them, an Ancient, the ethereal Guardian of the Gate, the Keeper of the Key.
Long ago she whispered to me, she trusted only me, with the knowledge of where the entrance was to her incredibly beautiful fairy world. It was forever hidden in the forest, near that strange tree, nestled in the cool, soft moss.
I will take this secret to the grave, yet only tell you, it is real.
~ Carolina Lebar