I’m working on a book trailer and if I follow the story told in my blurb, I should start with a dwarf conquistador/ Wikimedia show multiple dwarf and dog pictures, bit I kind of like this one by Jan Fyt. This probably isn’t the dwarf that went with Pedro Menendez to St. Augustine, but it’s a picture from the same era and that’s a mighty impressive dog. Lego makes a conquistador figurine and I’ve considered going the toy route, for the video.
My other option, for the book trailer. is to focus on the contemporary world and the cult operating in it. Barbie has a James Bond collection and that set would fit my Mata Hari cult, fairly well. Getting a consistent look will be tough with portraits; the toys may give me better control, but portraits are more impressive if I can find some with a similar style. I’ve already done some trial and error work, with emphasis on the error. This will take a while.
I call the daughter of the conquistador dwarf, Dog-woman, and considering the number of dwarf and dog pictures, the name seems apt.
Image comes from Wikimedia