Canal Martian my fan art drawing for Space 1889

This is another illustration inspired by Space 1889 the tabletop role playing game of Victorian era space adventure.  This is my version of a Canal Martian warrior from Mars.  Canal Martians are the most advanced of the three Martian races.  However, their culture, though responsible for Mars’ highest cultural and scientific achievements, has been in decline for hundreds of years.  The Canal Martians general appearance is similar to that of humans, but they average a foot taller and are quite slender. They have pale ocher skin and large pointed ears.  I looked at some of the original art work for the game and come up with clothing that has a similar feel to the design.


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2 thoughts on “Canal Martian my fan art drawing for Space 1889

  1. Nathan says:

    Very well done picture of a Canal Martian. I like the exotic desert scenery and your interpretation of his costume and weapons. They always seemed a bit elven to me, never my favorite race. High Martians on the other hand I like as they remind me of my backyard flying squirrel friends, just with battleaxes.

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