Here they are, the next installment of my ongoing Lord of the Rings playing card illustrations: The Kings. I went with men and dwarves for this set, in order of appearance: Aragorn, Gimli, Theoden and Boromir. For the Boromir design I actually got wildly carried away working on the horn, and ended up with an intensely detailed design — which I love — but ultimately doesn’t match the simplicity of the rest of the pieces. I included it last here. I doubt I’ll use it in the actual card set, but maybe I’ll do a poster design or something with it. Enjoy!




…and the detailed Boromir version: