Today I researched how a face looks after strangulation (does the tongue stick out or not?) and how shallow a stomach wound should be to bleed the person plenty but not quite to death and if Baba Yaga was American, what she would look like, white or black, and would her hut have chicken legs or not?
This is a nightmarish page from the fairy tale of my childhood, drawn by Ivan Bilibin, the superb Russian illustrator who was ahead of his time.
Oh, and I have only 2 scenes left to finish this draft! Only 2!!!