An illustration based impression of the isle/town/promontory of Ravenser Odd. An early (13C to mid 14th C) medieval settlement on the coast of East Yorkshire / Holderness, lost to inundation from the sea in the mid 14th Century, having only existed for about a century or so.
The artwork Commissioned by and based on the research of Phil Mathison (tinyurl.com/PhilMathisonAmazonAuthor), a local history author (here in East Yorkshire).
Any errors in interpretation are undoubtedly mine.
The finished version is here, plus some earlier and alternate versions so you can see the changes as the illustration evolved.
It’s a fascinating bit of history, and one I’ve been toying with dealing with for a while (having already appeared in some of my work - https://www.artstation.com/artwork/9mGA3L ), in the form of a comic on this and some interwoven subjects.
So it was great to be involved.
There is also the model, this is a more recent visualisation, as I have been asked to create a comic (as yet unpublished) based on the history available. The model much like the painting and other illustrations before it, are highly speculative, and any omissions, mistakes are mine alone.
Regardless, thanks to Emily, Kath, Emma and Malcolm for all the research help so far.