The Trenches

the book_constantine style

the book_constantine style

Here is my final images of The Trenches project based on Wilfred Owen’s poem Dulce et Decorum Est (1).

book cover

book cover

letters

letters

memory

memory

I wanted to set the book from a second person point of view. Here I have illustrated a mother reading her soldier son’s letters sent from the war. Her mind remembering the time when he went to war.

Marching

Marching

inside the trenches

inside the trenches

Gas! Gas! Gas!

Gas! Gas! Gas!

This image is to depict the gas attack inside the trenches. Here the soldiers had to hold urine-soaked cloth over their faces in an emergency of mustard gas. Thousands died of horrific deaths.

writing home

writing home

Attack!

Attack!

Lost

Lost

Loneliness

Lonelines

Here, I wanted to create senses of lost and loneliness because his friend had died.

Wounded

Wounded

the poem

the poem

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3 Comments on “The Trenches”

  1. Looks so good!!
    I’ve done mine as an accordion book too

  2. […] term 1, Subject-Personification ‘Trenches‘ project, we were asked to illustrate a poem of World War I. We built our own set of WWI […]


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