Saturday, September 13, 2008

Prinsessen! Prinsessen!


The upcoming Drawing Board subject is "Princess Princess."
Huh? Who or what is a "Princess Princess?"
I considered a tribute to the opera Salome. It's enchanting, dreamy, weird and disturbing.
Simplified Plot:
1. Princess Salome wants to kiss Jochanaan.
2. Jochanaan tells her to scram.
3. Salome demands (and gets) Jochanaan's head on a platter.
4. She kisses it. The king freaks out. He has her executed then and there. The end.
Then I googled "Princess Princess" and found it was a Japanese cartoon. There's a blonde, a redhead and a bluehead. No chickens (or severed heads), it seems.

9 comments:

Linda said...

I like your blonde, redhead and bluehead.

stray g said...

yes, they're quite a trio!

Namowal said...

Thanks Linda and stray g.

I actually borrowed precise hair colors from the Japanese characters. Rather this rates as "homage" or "rip off" I'm not sure.

Sally said...

great drawing-- so intense.

Namowal said...

Aw shucks, thanks, Sally.

booda baby said...

Get out!! This is beeeeoooootiful. And you've got the whole decapitation thang going on and that's fun, too.

Namowal said...

Wow, Boodababy. It's not every day that a picture with a severed head is called "beautiful." Thanks.

jogjacartoonvisit said...

So nice, and funny figure!

Namowal said...

Thanks, Jogjacartoonvist. Please stop by again sometime.