War Horse

My entry for the Folio Society and House of Illustration competition 2016, a cover and a series of three illustrations to "War Horse" by Michael Morpurgo.
I had a lot of fun working of these drawings - I love horses and the history of World War I. 
Below, you'll find the finished drawings, my moodboard and thumbnails. 
 
I went for a limited palette and a minimalistic style to compliment the harsh reality of the titulary War Horse, Joey. 
 
Cover layout
"I was dragged along the roads while tied on a short rope to the tailboard of a farm cart (...)"
"I could see at once that there was no way through, that the only way was to jump the wire (...)"
"The two men who were coming toward me could not have been more different. (...)"
Thank you!
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