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Streets of Braavos

A Song of Ice and Fire - Arya in the streets of Braavos. Or of King's Landing. Haven't decided yet.

This was my first attempt at doing something more "painterly" with Photoshop - it's from a few months ago. I used photo reference for the buildings... some very old National Geographic issue. I just remember it was some city in Algeria.
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SophieLuana's avatar
Can I use this picture on a blog?
I like it ! Nice pic (and Arya is perfect !)

BTW, I live in Algeria :D.
Pojypojy's avatar
Glad you liked it!
darko137's avatar
i dont know why but this priint reminds me of assassin's creed
Pojypojy's avatar
I guess Ubisoft and I both used the same National Geographic references :D
therealmoke's avatar
your artwork was featured again: [link]
this is one of my very favorite asoiaf pieces.
Pojypojy's avatar
I love everyone who does ASOIAF pictures, but I like your pictures best so I love you extra special.
jbernhardt's avatar
this is amazing, could be anyone anywhere really
child-of-winter's avatar
Lovely! Though looks more King's Landing-ish to me dunno why.
Pojypojy's avatar
Hehe, to be completely honest, I decided it was Bravoos only when I was done with it. It could very well be KL, too. And thanks for your comments!
child-of-winter's avatar
Oh well I just sort of imagined Braavos a bit brighter,spacious,Venetian idk.. but KL in all these brownish tones of a dirty over-cramped medieval western-european city... but that's just me :)
Pojypojy's avatar
Trust me - I live near Venice and that's anything but spacious XD
child-of-winter's avatar
oh, I live in Belgrade, tell me no more about it :)))
hortaux's avatar
This is amazing!

You're really talented; I love the all over sepia tones, and how they make the streets feel dirty and old. And how small the child (Arya, I presume?) is compared to the buildings.

Moncef-aka-Black's avatar
And the city you're talking about is called
"El Casbah" (pronounce : El Kassb'a)

If you want more informations about it, just contact me :)
mienn's avatar
i like the mood in this. Nice pic.
bassthumpa's avatar
Fantastic picture. And you've given me another author to try.
Nonsonogaia's avatar
Da come Martin descrive Braavos, l' ho sempre immaginata come una sorta di Venezia effetti il tuo diesgno potrebbe rappresentare benissimo sia una delle sue stradine fra i canali sia un vicolo di Approdo del Re. Invidia verde per come l'hai colorato con questo era un primo tentativo, davvero complimenti, ne hai tirato fuori una bella luce.
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