And now confession time
The reason why I’m learning rendering is because I wanted to do Les Mis fan art. Seriously
It’s also why my wife isn’t giving me grief when I do this Of course, she gets to vet my designs
When looking up Javert, I came across this :
Certain police officers have a peculiar physiognomy, which is complicated with an air of baseness mingled with an air of authority…The human face of Javert consisted of a flat nose, with two deep nostrils, towards which enormous whiskers ascended on his cheeks. One felt ill at ease when he saw these two forests and these two caverns for the first time. When Javert laughed,—and his laugh was rare and terrible,—his thin lips parted and revealed to view not only his teeth, but his gums, and around his nose there formed a flattened and savage fold, as on the muzzle of a wild beast. Javert, serious, was a watchdog; when he laughed, he was a tiger. As for the rest, he had very little skull and a great deal of jaw…Between his eyes there was a permanent, central frown, like an imprint of wrath; his gaze was obscure; his mouth pursed up and terrible; his air that of ferocious command…This singular composite of the Roman, the Spartan, the monk, and the corporal.
As luck would also have it, all these sales enabled me to buy characters and period clothes at a great discount; I may have to eat Ramen for lunch till next year but it’s so worth it
Mesdames et messieurs, j’ai l’honneur de la présentation : Inspecteur Javert de Sûreté Nationale. (sorry for the bad French, I did the best I could with Babylon )
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