Bristol Fairy Tales [Mixed Media]

Photograph/Pencil Drawing/Watercolour – Layers combined digitally using Corel Photo Paint.  By Ian McConaghy

Four images based on stories collected and first published by the Brothers Grimm in 1812.  Scenes from these folk tales have been reimagined with a Bristol setting and animal characters.  Featured at the Bristol Creatives pop-up gallery 27th November – 8th December 2012 at The Parlour, College Green, Bristol.


‘”Are you afraid that it might be poisoned?” said the old woman.’ An extract from Snow White, Brothers Grimm, 1812
Featuring the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge


‘”No one else shall be my wife but the maiden whose foot fits this golden shoe” said the prince.’
An extract from Cinderella, Brothers Grimm, 1812
Featuring Christmas Steps, Bristol


‘As soon as little red cap entered the forest she encountered the wolf’
An extract from little red cap, Brothers Grimm, 1812
Featuring Cotham Park, Bristol


‘The next day as it began to get dark, he went to the tower and called out. “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair”‘
An extract from Rapunzel, Brothers Grimm, 1812

Featuring Cabot Tower, Bristol