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1000 heads, my illustration book

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19.4.11

Comics in Barcelona

This weekend I've been in Barcelona, enjoying a perfect spring weekend, and the comics festival, El (29è) Saló del còmic.

There, between buying, bargain-hunting and chatting, I've enjoyed watching some great and diverse comic book artists draw: Edmund Baudoin, Eddie Campbell, Javier Mariscal, Max, Pierre Alary, Miguel Gallardo, Bartomeu Seguí, Alfons López, Juan Berrio, José Luis Ágreda, Fermín Solís, Manel Fontdevila, just to name a few.

It is also worth mentioning that two of the awarded artists at the latest Angoulême Festival, Brecht Evens and Manuele Fior were there. Both use watercolour as their primary technique, and actually Fior won the first prize, Le Fauve d'Or, with his Cinq mille kilomètres par seconde created entirely in watercolour.

I've had some dédicaces by quite a few artists. This is Manuele Fior's illustration for the aforementioned Cinq mille...

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