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Roman Soldier by JonHodgson Roman Soldier by JonHodgson
(C) 2007 Jon Hodgson

Historical Illustration sample!

Painter!
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cinemajack Featured By Owner May 31, 2011
nice!
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noobishart Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice example. Just a few comments;
The sword is on the wrong side and shouldn't dangle about. The shields dont have points sticking out on the edges.
Sorry for being a pain in the butt, but just giving some hints if u want it historacally correct. I do Roman historical reenactment and if u want do a search on LEG II AVG
Good job altogether :)
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ColonelBSacquet Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
2nd Augustan Legion ... of Portsmouth, right ? Weren't you in Bavay (Bagacum) northern France, a few years ago ?
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Sakraida82 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
Very good example. Though he must not be unlucky enough to have to carry some of the picks, spades, or any of the construction equipment.
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Areina Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2010
Looks amazing.I want ot draw recently a roman soldier too.But it is complicated with all the detail on the armor.
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somekindaofperson Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2009
I love the detail on the Gladis.
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pieman3141 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2007
One nitpick: The sword's on the wrong side, for a legionary. Since the helmet has no crest, he ain't an officer, and thus, the sword ought to be on his right.
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jeenhoong Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
your attention to detail is very convincing, er.. wait.. the word convincing ain't good enough, how about ... striking? hahah.. :D
The roman possess the austere yet spartan look (the haircut & sandals) and his gears look very BC as well! Great illustration!
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JonHodgson Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :) Glad you like him!
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stariander Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2007  Student Photographer
Nice!
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Wiseoldhobbit Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2007
Wow :wow: this is just a wonder picture I love ancent rome. :clap: I really love the armor and the atire.
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JonHodgson Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Ego-Trap-graphics Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2007
Great detail work on the uniform.
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JonHodgson Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Apologies for the extremely late reply! Thank you!
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GermanCityGirl Featured By Owner May 17, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic! I like your Centurion...

:)
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JonHodgson Featured By Owner May 23, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Cheers! :)
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GermanCityGirl Featured By Owner May 23, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
No worries :)
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torvenius Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2007
great concept!
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JonHodgson Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
I can't take any credit for the design. Blame the Romans for that! :)
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torvenius Featured By Owner May 7, 2007
hehe ;)
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Brashen Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2007
Haha some1's been playing the total war series haha!! I totally enjoy you works!!
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jmorante77 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice drawing :)
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JonHodgson Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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