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SOIAF bannermen sketches I by Tribemun SOIAF bannermen sketches I by Tribemun
sketches of the hedge knights, foot soldiers and general men at arms in the armies of the seven kingdoms
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murphac1798 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2016
Giving the Ironborn the belted plaid fits with what I always envisioned, a kind of Celtic/Norse mix like the medieval Islemen of the Hebrides.
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Djoe-Unchained Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is great, the Northman is perfect. I always pictured the iron born as having, well more iron armor and what have you. perhaps this iron born is a sailer and sailor and doesn't want to wear heavy plate in case he falls overboard during a a ship boarding. The furs on both look great as well.
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blueeyesaf Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
Interesting choice giving the Ironman a kilt, I really like the Northman and I wouldn't change a thing but I always thought of Northerners as more Scottish than any of the other areas, your Ironman evoked Viking in his helmet, shield, and axe thought which I like. 
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Libra1010 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
 Now I really do enjoy this image because it plays into (and may indeed have helped to form!) my own mental image of The Iron Islands owing as much to The Kingdom of the Isles as they do to the Vikings (not least because the Lords of both these Island realms shared a fondness for their neighbour's property and a bad habit of regarding more powerful neighbours as equals or inferiors …).

 I also enjoy the way that you have designed the Northman to evoke a silhouette straight out of the Dark Ages, which seems entirely appropriate for The North, with it's ancient pre-knightly traditions.  
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1ringtofindthem Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013
PERFECT-NORTHMAN ! Same goes for the Greyjoy. Personally I think Ironmen should look like Vikings, but Tartan fits as well.  
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Yamakal-12 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
The Ironborn wear Tartan?
YES! Somebody I know owes me money!
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dasneviano Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011
I'm loving all of your SOIAF drawings! :D
But beardless ironman? :D
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Tribemun Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011
for whatever reason I always pictured the Ironborn favoring muttonchops to full beards.
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