ERB Princess of Mars – John Carter, Dejah Thoris & Tars Tarkas
As mentioned in posted in an earlier post, I tried my hand at illustrating my own interpretation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs’ vision for the characters, working entirely from his text in Princess of Mars.
“To Capture a Princess” – Edgar Rice Burrough’s Princess of Mars (John Carter, Dejah Thoris & Tars Tarkas on a thoat )
FINAL Pencils (Updated 03/14/2012).
Some of my notes from the text:
Tars Tarkas, an adult male Thark
40′ long metal tipped spear
protruded eyes on extreme sides of the head
vertical slits for nose
tusks used for fighting
15 ft tall, 6 limbed, no nails
no hair, smooth build, dark olive skin
Jeds & Jeddaks wear feather fur lined silk short cape