a river

A River by Marc Martin—a staggerlingly beautiful book published last year.  “There is a river outside my window.  Where will it take me?”  A girl sits and imagines a voyage along a river through urban, rural, wooded, wild and oceanic terrain, each rendered with incredible depth, and are utterly breathtaking.  The expansive landscapes in A River are brimming with overlapping textures and dense colors—a poetic backdrop for the quiet and introspective journey of a solitary girl in her solitary boat.  You can see Marc speak about his work here.