les amis de l'abc

Stories From The Past:
  • Jehan: Art game. I'll hold up a pencil, and you'll tell me what color it is.
  • Grantaire: Alright.
  • Courfeyrac: Sounds easy.
  • [Jehan holds up a pencil]
  • Grantaire: Sarcoline.
  • Courfeyrac: Peach.
  • Jehan: R's right.
  • [Jehan holds up the next pencil]
  • Grantaire: Smaragdine.
  • Courfeyrac: Green?
  • Jehan: R, you're correct.
  • [Jehan holds up the next pencil]
  • Grantaire: Falu.
  • Jehan: R again.
  • Courfeyrac: WHAT?! IT'S RED! He's making these up! That's red! I'm done.
  • Jehan: Come on, Courf! One more? I have a feeling you'll get this one.
  • [Jehan holds up the next pencil]
  • Courfeyrac: Gold?
  • Grantaire: Enjolras's hair!

hi all!!! since this inktober i’ve found myself blissfully between one job ending and another beginning, i’m gonna have another crack at finishing a les mis comic. i’ll be doing a 1-2 page comic for each day and each prompt, then turning the whole thing into a little zine. so here’s a pile of amis to serve as cover art. see y'all october first!!


les mis moments that break my heart: 1/?

combeferre, bahorel & the rest of les amis trying to stop courfeyrac going after gavroche

“Why does the les mis fandom obsess over les amis when they have no content and aren’t even the main characters???”

i mean idk about you but i can relate much more to young people suffering at the hands of society than i can about an old dude who yanked a child from the woods and carries wigs in his pockets

Little Les Mis™ Things

-the beginnings of the barricade songs
-Thenardier calling Cosette by the wrong name
-“Little he knows, little he sees”
-the three part counterpoint at the end of a heart full of love
-the three part counterpoint at the end of a heart full of love reprise/everyday
-“Thinks he’s quite a lover, but there’s not much there”
-when the “JAVERT!"s match up in the confrontation
-the feeling in your chest when everyone starts singing in the finale

-gavroche singing the women’s part of drink with me in the les mis movie


les amis inktober day four: ‘underwater’ 
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Les amis de l’ABC

The two pages of my portfolio’s project featuring the revolutionary boys.
I am actually not very happy with ALL of the designs, I would have loved to make a larger exploration with each of them… but considering they are like the “extras” in the project (despite the love I feel for them, which is only surpassed by my love for Gavroche) I can’t expend more time on them. 

The second pic was intended to be a final illustration but my teacher almost screamed (?) when I said I wanted to finish it. Like “NO. It’s great like this”
I’m not that sure but ok (?)

Les Amis as Cards Against Humanity Cards

Enjolras: the violation of our most basic human rights
Courfeyrac: liberté. égalité. beyoncé.
Combeferre: Harry Potter erotica
Grantaire: some douche with an acoustic guitar
Jehan: bees?
Feuilly: a grown man crying at a movie
Joly: embryonic stem cells
Bossuet: the World’s Worst Human Being
Bahorel: the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Marius: the “shy kid in the corner”
Eponine: the feminist agenda
Cosette: Girls Gone Wild
Musichetta: aggressive Legolas hair flips
Montparnasse: smoking 1000 cigarettes just so you can sound like a dalek when you talk