the crow and the pitcher


From Aesop’s fables: the crow and the pitcher. On Sam, who is awesome! I’d love to do more like this!

For my color illustration class we had to illustrate a sentence to make a story. It’s hard to explain but each panel had to emphasize one part of the sentence through value or saturation or detail or whatever.

So I decided to do mine based off the Aesop’s Fable of “The Crow and the Pitcher,” and my sentence is “The crow filled the pitcher with rocks to get the water.”


Crow intelligence tests

Using stones to raise water in a pitcher isn’t just the stuff of fiction: experiments show that crows have an understanding of water displacement