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Sandor Clegane by Vestergaard Sandor Clegane by Vestergaard
~Solarward asked me really nicely to draw a front-view of Sandor Clegane, so I did.

There's a part in the first book where he's described wearing this horrible tunic with a leather dog's head sewn on the front. I imagined it like something Mrs. Weasley lovingly knitted for Christmas.

I know old burn scars wouldn't look like that, but the visual image I got from Sansa's description is worse:

The left side of his face was a ruin. His ear had been burned away; there was nothing left but a hole. His eye was still good, but all around it was a twisted mass of scar, slick black flesh hard as leather, pocked with craters and fissured by deep cracks that gleamed red and wet when he moved. Down by his jaw, you could see a hint of bone where the flesh had been seared away.

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chronolexia Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013
Awesome work :) +++
crazyashley Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sandor is the definition of awesome BAMF....
....his wardrobe is not :iconnooplz::iconswagplz:
Anomi-Lala Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
Wonderful, I love the Cleganes!
badlilmunkee Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This depiction of Sandor Clegane is perfect! Absolutely perfect!

I could definitely see him squatting before poor little Sansa with a torch in hand yelling "Look at me!"

Absolutely LOVE this badass character! :)
MyCowJustDied Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012
he looks like he's German descent :D cool
CourtneyTrowbridge Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012   Digital Artist
I can't believe I haven't commented on this yet! I was so excited when I first saw this - it's exactly as I think Sandor should be depicted and to date the best/most accurate fan art I've seen of him because you were successfully able to make him look brutish and hulking, but didn't remove his sex appeal for certain lady types (like moi!). He's still good looking, but less obviously so...I love it, and you are amazing!

Also, the comment about his outfit - ha! Stitched leather dog head applique...definitely a Mrs. Weasley design. I hope there's a doggy Christmas version with little bells on an Fair Isle sweater.
dead-lovers Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011
awesome. :D

maybe those are his pajamas?
therealmoke Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011
your artwork was featured here: [link]
i really love this, one of the best sandor fan arts i've seen!
frenchiegal Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really like this picture as to me, it's how Sandor would look. Not some romanticized version :x
Nachan Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011
this make my fangirl heart totally happy and content!<3
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