This piece was for the first issue of a free artists magazine 'Pineapple'd' (Click here to see). The first theme to work off was Game of Throne so i decided to take a character and put my own spin on them. I decided to go with Melisande
From starting this piece I had the same idea in mind, I wanted her shrouded in a cape with the silhouette of shadow Stannis standing intimidatingly behind her. The look and feel have come more from what I imagined while reading the books, I really wanted to portray a dark, mysterious yet powerful character.I kept the colour palette very minimal, I thought since it’s a dark piece I could use just a few striking colours just to bring out certain things. The armour is designed for more aesthetically pleasing reasons than actual armour – She strikes fear into men with just a glance and I hoped to give her that presence in this piece.