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The Watch gorgon, colored by zoccu The Watch gorgon, colored by zoccu
Iskandra, the gorgon of the Watch, colored with Paint

As promised, here are the illustrations for my fanfic A Gorgon in the City Watch, where you can see the main character of my fic, the gorgon Iskandra (I invented a feminine form for Iskander, the name of Alexander of Macedonia in Orient: I didn't want to call her Medusa). I had the idea of this character after reading Unseen Academicals where a gorgon working in the Watch is briefly evoked.

The link to read this fanfic:


Link to the black and white version:


The third drawing is my first satisfying sketch for the character, as you can see she's not wearing the sunglasses she'll have on her nose most of the time not to turn people into stone. The snakes were the worst to do, I hope they don't look bad.

The first drawing is a scene from my fanfic where some drunkard has the stupid idea to bother her in the inn where she stopped on her way to Ankh-Morpork, she's hiding her true nature at that moment since she's wearing a hood. Sorry for the table and bar stool, I'm not used to draw furniture.

Finally, in the middle you can see her as an agent of the Watch in uniform, ready to patrol in the Night Watch.

Disclaimer: Nothing belongs to me, the Discworld and all his characters, the gorgon included, come from the genius mind of Terrry Pratchett, and he's the one getting paid for this, not me.
grisador Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2015
Nice character :)
zoccu Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you ^^.
grisador Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2015
You are very welcome : )

Awesome character :nod:
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October 21, 2011
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