How to draw Jon Snow portrait from Game of Thrones. This video tutorial give you basic instruction on drawing portrait. The step by step instruction shows you how to draw Jon Snow. In this tutorial, you will learn to draw Jon Snow or as portrayed by actor Kit Harington in the illustrated comics style. You can scroll down further to see step by step images with instruction.

You will learn to draw facial structure or portrait, hair and fur coat of a Jon Snow from a HBO series Game of Thrones.  Snow and Tyrion  are my most favorite characters from the series.  They are really complex and have lots of layers.  They are even more real than some of the  real people.  In this drawing, I use custom Photoshop brushes I made to mimic the look of charcoal drawing.
A Game of Thrones is the first book in A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of epic fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin.
About Jon Snow, he is the bastard son of Eddard Stark, by a mother whose identity is a source of speculation. He was raised by his father alongside his true-born half-siblings, but joins the Night’s Watch when he nears adulthood. He is constantly accompanied by his albino direwolf Ghost. Lord Commander Jeor Mormont appoints Jon as his personal steward and squire in order to groom him for command. During a wight attack on Castle Black, Jon saves Mormont’s life and receives serious burns on his hand. Mormont gives him the Valyrian steel bastard sword, Longclaw, of House Mormont, and has a direwolf head engraved onto the pommel in honor of House Stark.

Here is a final drawing of Jon Snow portrayed by Kit Harington.

Jon Snow drawing Game of Thrones

Jon Snow drawing Game of Thrones

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Below are step by step how to draw Jon Snow. Step one, I start with an egg shape drawing, this portrait will be in three quarter view of a face. Imagine a flat plane on front surface of an oval shape, then draw two vertical lines across the imaginary plane.  After that, draw a vertical line to divide the flat plane in half from top to bottom. Then draw a horizontal line to separate the top and bottom distance in half. This horizontal line would be where humans eyes should be, they are usually right in the middle of the face horizontally. Step two, I drew his eyes on the level of horizontal lines, nose half way from eyes level to the bottom of his chin, lips half way from the tip of his nose to his chin.  Then I added some hair.  Step three, I fill his face and body with half tone value then begin to add detail to his eyes then eyebrows, and nose.  Step four, I add more dark value (shading) to make his facial feature pop out more in detail.

How to draw Jon Snow Game of Thrones

How to draw Jon Snow from Game of Thrones

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- Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded ( in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Business Inquiry please e-mail me.