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Aesop’s Fables – Fox and Grapes

April 11th, 2013

Aesop's Fables - The Fox and the Grapes

And another Aesop’s Fables illustration. This is actually one of my favourite ones from all the ones I’ve produced so far :)

Aesop – The Fox and the Grapes

One hot summer’s day a Fox was strolling through an orchard till he came to a bunch of Grapes just ripening on a vine which had been trained over a lofty branch. “Just the thing to quench my thirst,” quoth he. Drawing back a few paces, he took a run and a jump, and just missed the bunch. Turning round again with a One, Two, Three, he jumped up, but with no greater success. Again and again he tried after the tempting morsel, but at last had to give it up, and walked away with his nose in the air, saying: “I am sure they are sour.”

It is easy to despise what you cannot get.

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Media: Water Colours, Copic Multiliners, Faber Castell Crayons, White Gelpen

Also posted on my Deviantart Account.

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