John Tenniel, English Artist ( February 28, 1820 - February 25, 1914 )

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Well, I get my subject on Wednesday night; I think it out carefully on Thursday, and make my rough sketch; on Friday morning I begin, and stick to it all day, with my nose well down on the block.~John Tenniel

Morning Day Night

I carry out my work thus: I never use models or nature for the figure, drapery or anything else.~John Tenniel

Work Nature Carry

By means of tracing-paper I transfer my design to the wood and draw on that.~John Tenniel

Design Wood Transfer