Shaun Tan's graphite on paper "Moral Lessons" depicts an impossible, dream-like scenario where a boat, normally on water, floats in thin air. The illustration reflects ideas of the uncanny, with the rain from a lone cloud falling into a pot as if magnetic. In addition to the flying boat, the mysterious land-animals roaming the field below resemble sharks in water emphasising surrealist notions of the subconscious mind and it's ability to create the unimaginable.
Bradbury Thompson. Check out his, and other great books on my graphic design gift guide > click thru link ||||| I really like the use of color as water droplets against a grayscale background. It is a nice touch.