Visual Inspirations for Characters

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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Acaila » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:02 pm

When you said Hells on Wheels, that wasn't quite what I was expecting!
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But yes, she very much looks the part!
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Auf die Barrikaden » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:41 pm

Ah thanks for the heads up, have another link then: http://trib.in/17718U7
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Acaila » Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:21 pm

Very much a Cosette!
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Gervais » Fri Oct 18, 2013 12:30 am

Aw, she is. :mrgreen:

So, my headcanon Courfeyrac has pretty much always been blonde, blue-green eyes, with a particular face shape that has some official name somewhere but yeah. Anyway, while I was doing history homework, I came across a painting that looked almost exactly like my mental Courfeyrac, only needing slighly longer hair.

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The subject of said painting is Joseph Smith.

I'm not sure what to think of that. Or if this'll offend anyone, but it's not meant to, I promise.

But still. :shock:
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby 9430 » Wed Dec 18, 2013 12:29 am

So, I was watching the 1976 adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray tonight, and I noticed that Peter Firth as Dorian looks quite a bit like my mental image of Enjolras, despite having the wrong colour eyes. Unfortunately I could only find one decent sized image, and he doesn't look quite as angelic here as at some points in the film.
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Acaila » Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:36 am

I do like the idea of Dorian Grey as Enjolras somehow :D
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby RoseMarieIsSuzette » Sat Dec 13, 2014 5:17 pm

David Thaxton is my Enjolras, although Tveit was one of the rare good points of the movie - I can understand why Tveitjolras has all the fangirls.
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby freedomlover » Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:36 pm

http://www.haciendapub.com/sites/defaul ... Pacepa.jpg

< this is my headcanon mental Javert. The actual man is a Romanian former secret service agent. We had to read about him for my International Relations class, and the whole time I was picturing him as Javert..
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby freedomlover » Wed Mar 11, 2015 3:05 pm

Young Boris Nemtsov looked like my Courfeyrac
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Msieur le Inspecteur » Sat Apr 04, 2015 5:24 am

I always see them as they are drawn in the illustrations, depending which ones I saw first. Except Valjean, who I usually see as Harry Baur from the 1934 film or the guy from the 1964 italian miniseries.

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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Lord Jon Connington » Tue May 19, 2015 11:43 am

For animated!Javert, my mental image is Admiral Zhao.

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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Platzhalter » Wed May 27, 2015 1:09 am

Lord Jon Connington wrote:For animated!Javert, my mental image is Admiral Zhao.


Seriously? He's perfect... thought I was the only one thinking of him as an animated Javert :shock:

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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Lord Jon Connington » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:01 pm

And that train station kid from Korra is totally Gavroche.

Mako would make a good Marius. He's got the broody whiner part down perfectly but he can be really reckless in battle.

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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby TheOfficeIsClosed » Tue Jun 02, 2015 11:00 am

Platzhalter wrote:
Lord Jon Connington wrote:For animated!Javert, my mental image is Admiral Zhao.


Seriously? He's perfect... thought I was the only one thinking of him as an animated Javert :shock:


:shock: :mrgreen: That actually occurred to me too, my thought process didn't get as far as to make him my face character for Javert, but I definitely was reminded of him, I figured it was just my mind automatically thinking sideburns= Javert :lol: (to be fair though most of the fire nation has sideburns!!)
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Re: Visual Inspirations for Characters

Postby Prisoner 24653 » Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:40 pm

Thanks to Lord Jon's intro post, I've been picturing Stannis Baratheon from the Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones series as Javert, and wondering if Stephen Dillane could pull off Javert in some version. Could be fun to see! :D


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