Thursday, August 16, 2007

Word of the Week: "Picaresque"

picaresque (-k) a. ( Of a style of fiction) dealing with adventures of rogues
{F. f Sp. picaresco (picaro = rogue; + -ESQUE)}

Here's a Gallery of coffee-stain Rogues,
based loosely on characters from Jacques Becker's great 1952 film "Casque d'or"
starring Simone Signoret and Serge Reggiani

I've made up a few names for them
(click on image to enlarge)

1 comment:

Frederik Jurk said...

Hey Paul!

Thanks for your friendly comment. You have a nice style, too - very soft and calming, with a certain 50ies-ness about it, but without looking stereotypical.

Besides those hilarious little heads, I am particulary impressed by the Variant-b/w-illustrations!

Keep up the good work.