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Low Poly Game of Thrones Portraits Are The Envy of Westeros

[From the archives] Polygon is a long lost city of Dorne. This is the type of portraiture befitting someone from a royal family.
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A version of this post originally appeared in May 2014.

Leave it up to Mordi Levi, the creative mind behind Game of Firms, to give us the world of George R. R. Martin in a fragmented glory that elicits the fragmented morality of its universe. Though most are used to seeing the lands of Westeros and Essos in blood-spattered high-definition, Levi combines two of the internet’s most cherished treasures into a more rudimentary approach. Rather surprisingly, unlike so many in GoT, this type of marriage works.


The low-poly style overtakes our papercraft, illustrations, as the style best fits the sullen look of one Arya Stark. This is the type of portraiture befitting someone from a royal family:

Levi was nice enough to reveal a basic rubric of his work process as you can see him creating a polygon grid over Maisie Williams’ face.

Followed by a coloring of the free-standing grid.

And so on and so forth.

Given a similar treatment includes Khal Drogo…

…the socialite Tyrion Lannister…

…Margaery Tyrell…

…and everyone’s favorite Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen.

For the complete set, take a look at Mordi Levi’s Behance profile. Game of Thrones Season 5 premieres on Sunday


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