The Anne of Green Gables series by Lucy Maud Montgomery were books I read in primary school; those thin $6.00 paperbacks (I believe from Bantam Books) with those lovely covers. I remember a couple of adaptations to the screen over the years, most notably the one with actress Megan Follows was probably the most popular among fans. I was therefore thrilled to finally get to see a new version come to a series from CBC, simply called ANNE. Living in Canada, we got to see the series last month before its premiere on Netflix, which was a bonus in its self. 🙂 Having finished watching the first season and hoping it gets renewed for a second, I have to say I’ve found a new favourite in my collection of period dramas. I love the new take on the series, everything from the cinematography, to the cast, and costumes. It’s a beautiful adaptation, so take a look if you get the chance.
I of course took the opportunity to create some artwork inspired by the series while I was watching the show…
The cast chosen for this show were all equally talented and need I say adorable in their own ways, but I thought I’d choose Amybeth Mcnulty (Anne) and Dalila Bela (Diana) for this piece.
I think everyone reading the books remembers why we loved Gilbert so much when we were growing up; childhood crush, a sweet & memorable character, what else is there to say really? 😀 I think Lucas Jade Zumann was perfect for the role and satisfied everyone’s expectations; a hard role to take on, especially after the fans holding Jonathan Crombie’s version to heart all these years. I have to say though Lucas, just like the rest of the cast, has become a new favourite of mine.
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Anne of Green gables is ones of my favorite movies (2016) I think. beautiful paintings. I love to draw since I was a child but I never could paint.
Oh, I have yet to see the 2016 version! That’s great to hear, well everyone has their strong points. I find working with mediums you aren’t comfortable with improves your skills with them as time goes by. 🙂
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Never read the series nor seen the show. But you make a compelling argument for it.
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Do you sell these as prints? If so, what is the cost?
Hi there, I do have prints up for them but not on a shop here on the website. They’re available both on Inprnt & Society6. 🙂