Sarah McIntyre (jabberworks) wrote,
Sarah McIntyre

cyrano de bergerac

Drawing Anna Akhmatova yesterday made me think of my all-time favourite character with a splendid schnozzle. I saw the film with Gerard Depardieu three times in the cinema when it came out in 1990 and I've watched it at least once a year since then. So much of it is light comedy, but it somehow really resonates with something in my psyche and I think it must be my favourite film. I watched it late last night, which meant I had to splash cold water on my face when it finished so I wouldn't get streaming tears all over my pillow. (Nothing like a great sob before bed.)

This is just a quick sketch, I tried to loosen up a bit with the linework, but I'm not sure I like it. I'd love to do a comic about Cyrano, there's one for the ideas folder.

YouTube link
Tags: cyrano

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.