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Narmacil I of Gondor by neral85
Narmacil I of Gondor
Narmacil I – Otoquea Aran Ondonóreo (Narmacil I – the seventeenth king of Gondor)

Narmacil I inherited the Kingship of Gondor in 1226 from his father Atanatar II Alcarin. He also seems to have inherited his father's indolent disposition for in 1240 he declared Minalcar, the son of his younger brother Calmacil, to be the Regent of the realm. Not long after that, Easterlings started attacking Gondor again, so the regent led a great army and defeated them, while king Narmacil stayed behind. Narmacil ultimately became second childless King of Gondor and was succeeded by his younger brother Calmacil.


So here is another one of the kings of Gondor. Just like his father, Narmacil was not an active or capable king, so he is shown sitting comfortably, surrounded by luxury. His name means "fiery sword" so there is indeed a sword in the picture, but it is hanging idly on the wall. The concept of the decorative border is quite similar to that of Atanatar I, but its style is also inspired by Narmacil's name, so it should be reminiscent of fire and swords. I hope it does make that impression. :-)

pen and coloured pencils

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For my portraits of earlier kings of Gondor, see the Early Kings of Gondor and the Ship-kings of Gondor
Aside from being part of that series, I also submitted this picture for the NEVER SEEN BEFORE contest. There has apparently been no original picture of this very interesting (though not admirable) gondorian king anywhere online.

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If you like my Tolkien-related art, look at my related journal or gallery folder.
But you can find even more of my pictures on my website Angrenost.cz. It's in Czech, but you can still look at the gallery of illustrations. Enjoy! :-)
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neral85
Matěj Čadil
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Czech Republic
I've made a website about the world of J. R. R. Tolkien: Angrenost (in Czech) with my illustrations and a monarchist portal Pro monarchii (in Czech too).
You may also find me on Facebook, Last.fm and LinkedIn.
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neral85 Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :thanks:
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Djake Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for adding djake.deviantart.com/art/Hylon… to your collection!
I enjoyed your gallery as well - particularly the architectural depictions.  I wish I had that sort of patience for structures.
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neral85 Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! I love drawing buildings and landscapes. :-)
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Djake Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I think that's my problem, really.  I far prefer the flow of drawing organic structures to architecture, so I quickly lose patience, and end up doing a half-assed job of things.  -_^  On the other hand, that just makes me admire those who can pull off the task effectively.
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neral85 Featured By Owner May 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well I admire the workmanship of architects and builders (in case of real-life buildings) and I love to imagine various styles and details (in case of fantasy architecture), so I've never had problem with it, though I admit it may be a tedious task sometimes to finish it all.
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RedVioletPanda Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave!
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neral85 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :nod:
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Orphydian Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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I would like to feature thes ein my group arsmilitaria.deviantart.com/

Ive sent the requests.

PS: I hope youll do more fortified churches or castles in the future. If you do pls. submit them to my group.
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Katkinn Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Hobbyist
Your Never Seen Before contest entry has been featured here: thehobbitfans.deviantart.com/j…
Congratulations on achieving an honourable mention! :la:
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neral85 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :bow:
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Katkinn Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist
You're welcome! ^-^
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Lucy4you Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  Student Artist
Thanks for the fave!!Hug Heart 
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neral85 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My pleasure! :wave:
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Hi emoticon Meow :3 
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Meridianos Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! ^^
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cavallo400 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
Thanks for adding my picture to your collection! :)
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neral85 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :-)
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6inchnails Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thans for favouring My piece of art "The Centaur"
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neral85 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :nod:
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godgott Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015
Interesting gallery.
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neral85 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :-)
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Thanks for the fav! :hug:
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neral85 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :-)
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Emlucora Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
Thank you for the fave :)
I really appreciate it!
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