Firmin, Peter (1928-2018): Bagpuss Neptune

Reinterpreted piece by Rhianna Berthoud

 I chose this artwork to interpret as the different expressions and personalities of the characters jumped out at me. They are so soulful and interesting to look at so I wanted to capture them. When I created this piece I was thinking about Bagpuss entering the imaginary watery world he is describing. Bagpuss is staying grounded in his own world however his mousey friends have turned into mice fish of sorts!
I marked over coloured pencils, watercolour pencils and wax crayons with alcohol markers and utilised stencils and collage to bring fun water like shapes into the drawing.

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