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Panu Hakkarainen

"Female guard" by Panu Hakkarainen

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This head study represents a female member of the Mardai Imperial guard. Imperial guard is a highly respected military branch and even Imperial guard privates are treated as officers. Imperial guards are placed as the finest troops of the continent and rivaled by no one in man-to-man fight. Not even elven warriors of southern woods. Only Pretorian war mastodonts are more feared in battlefields. 

Mardai imperial guard, southern wood elves and pretorian war mastodonts were elements of my planned fantasy comic world.

10 Oct 200345 Sarah
woohoo, first comment. Great detail in this one. the chain mail looks very real, it must have taken a long time.

12 Panu Hakkarainen replies: "Woohoo again, now my every picture has at least one comment. But seriously, thanks about your comments Sarah. I am also quite satisfied about the chain mail. It really pleases my eye although if you look closely you can clearly see that the chains are not "properly" attached to each others. But that was not my goal on the first place. Like you said the look of it is real enough. (at least for me, that is)"
31 Oct 2003:-) Anu Jalo
Hi Panu, this is very skillfully made facial study. I like her determined look. You are quite a wizard with pencil : ) -Anu
21 Nov 2003:-) Julia Hayn
Wow, this helmet is really great! Good work!

:-) Panu Hakkarainen replies: "Thanks Julia! I like it myself too. You see I have this thing with Roman style helmets. They are just way too cool. heh. But seriously I think that the classic "roman helmet" is one of the most unique and best looking helmets which man has ever produced. So it was a pleasure to draw. And if others can get pleasure when watching, it is twice better..."
8 Apr 2004:-) Alexandre Lalonde
looks good!!

I've never hearn about a maiden imperial guard before... looks neet! must of been in the roman time because her helmet really does look like a Roman Imperial Gallic Legionnaires Helmet. the only difference is the mohawk top part.
1 Aug 200445 Nonnie
Gorgouse! I hate doing Cahinmaille, tried it once, and decided to cut the picture down instead! Great helmet, makes me want to have one! I love the expression on her face.
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'Female guard':
 • Created by: :-) Panu Hakkarainen
 • Copyright: ©Panu Hakkarainen. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Armor, Chainmail, Face, Facial, Female, Guard, Head, Helmet, Imperial, Mail, Steel, Study, Warrior, Woman
 • Categories: Head or Facial Study, Warrior, Fighter, Mercenary, Knights, Paladins, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
 • Submitted: 2003-09-23 21:31:56
 • Views: 2071
 • Resolution: 528x700

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