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37 Comments

  1. Mike Berg says:

    Instead of redrawing the outline for a thicker outer stroke, try this:

    (1) Cmd+A to select all.
    (2) Cmd+C to copy.
    (3) Cmd+B to paste in back.
    (4) In the Pathfinder window, click “Union”.
    (5) Adjust the stroke width & miter limit as described.

    Much faster and less error-prone!

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  2. SARAH says:

    Love the drawings, thanks Chris!

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  3. Mark says:

    Very good tutorial Chris

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  4. Raphael says:

    Beautiful artworks.

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  5. Shane says:

    Gorgeous and some really helpful hints & tips in the tutorial

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  6. Lars Mertens says:

    Very useful tutorial, thanks a lot!

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  7. Mateo Ortiz says:

    Beautiful, and it works perfectly with the typeface.. Anyone knows where can I find it to buy it? I just fell in love with it…

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  8. Louis says:

    As a graphic design studio and great fan of GOT. Very nice article! Very informing.

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  9. Brian Hermelijn says:

    Time to embark myself on a new project :D thanks for sharing this!

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  10. Mateo Ortiz says:

    wow, I cant believe I just see this foundry! Thanks Chris, loved it!

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  11. Usman says:

    it was good and simple to understand and a well written post.

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  12. Sam says:

    Thanks for another great tutorial. I set about following it before using the tips to create my own animal head.

    I don’t often use Illustrator but I couldn’t pass this up.

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  13. Paolo says:

    This is an awesome tutorial, even great for beginners in illustrator like me. Thanks for this.

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  14. Liz Canninf says:

    Very nice work. I look forward to seeing the rest of the sigils if you create them.

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  15. Daniel Bevis says:

    A great and creative tutorial man!

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  16. jony says:

    a great and crative tutorial man!
    thank for sharing wonderful tutorial, this is a awesome tutorial !!!

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  17. Great tutorial as ever, thanks for posting

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  18. Joshu says:

    Too Good Chris! Really simple and the results are stunning!. Thanks a lot for sharing the same.

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  19. Kimba says:

    Thanks Chris! this tutorial is awesome.

    I did Batman :P
    http://i.imgur.com/UkeRmWu.jpg

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  20. Michael says:

    Great tutorial. Games of thrones is my favorite show.

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  21. Adam Binder says:

    Thanks for another great tutorial

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  22. That’s what i was looking for – Thank you !

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  23. Andalee says:

    This is awesome! I can’t believe you created this. Amazing!

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  24. Siti Monza says:

    Good work, nice re-interpretation in line-art style :)

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  25. Awesome effect! Thanks.

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  26. CarlosF says:

    Wow, nice work here. I might make something like the giants or the mammoths. The tribe outside the wall may need their own sigil. Like this guy:

    http://www.ranker.com/list/game-of-thrones-recap-season-4-episode-9-watchers-the-wall/matt-grippi?format=SLIDESHOW&page=9

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  27. sarah says:

    Great tutorial/inspiration!

    I have a n0ob question for anyone who can answer though – when working with the pen tool my lines never meet up where they visually should.

    *Example* In the snout area under the triangular nose (where the vertical line is) the line always bounces either left or right of the triangle’s vertex. I’d like for the lines to meet but can’t manage this! It’s driving me insane!

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  28. danbi says:

    omg!
    I love it so much!!

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  29. Bartosz says:

    Wow . This is great . I must try do it by myself . Thank you for sharing this .

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  30. AwesomEmmanuel says:

    This looks awesome. Can’t wait to try it!

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  31. Johanna says:

    Would it be okay to have this design as a tattoo? I totally love it!

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  32. Awesome tutorial Chris.

    Super original idea!

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