Do you remember the scene in Henge where Merlin takes Morgan to a seaside cave? It was inspired by a real place: Merlin's Cave by Tintagel Castle. Legends say that Merlin lived inside the cave. I love the imagery of it. It seems to suit him--the mystery and seclusion. I decided to use the cave scene to show readers a glimpse into the darker more mysterious side of Merlin. It ended up being the perfect setting for his character work.
Inside the cave. I was struck by the loud sound of the water amplified by the cavern walls:
Hello! Welcome to my blog! I'm a writer and illustrator. My novels: CLAN, HENGE (Le Fay Series 1), SWORD (Le Fay Series 2), and GRAIL (Le Fay series 3)--coming out this fall!
I'm also an illustrator for my novels and video games. (Portal, Left 4 Dead, Dota 2, Halo 5, Oculus VR experiences)