Reproduction of Moebius’ ‘Cavalcadeur à sept pattes’

6 Jun

‘La faune de Mars’ by Moebius is full of wonderful creatures. I am fond of one in particular: ‘Cavalcadeur à sept pattes’:

By the look of the book, I am pretty sure the artist’s original book was a Canson One Art Book. Hardbound, 10,2 x 15,2 cm, 98 sheets. Exactly like the one I have, which still had a few blank pages. So I sketched the cavalcadeur (this invented word translates as ‘stampeder’) and marked the outline with a thin (0.05 or 0.1 mm) Uni-ball Pin pen:
The back or front of the book had a coloured version so I didn’t have to make up colours when I painted it with watercolor. I was quite pleased with the final look:

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