This sketch started as an anatomy exercise and along the way it became something else. A note about Galadriel from Unfinished Tales brought to mind the athletic competitions of the Eldar back in Aman, and I tried to imagine what they would be like and if all the "cousins" (the sons of Fëanor, Fingolfin and Finarfin) would compete against each other. So, before I knew, I was thinking of Maedhros and Fingon and Aegnor. Needless to say, Fingon would for sure enter the archery competition
and I think javelin would be something Maedhros and Aegnor could be good at.
And yes, Maedhros is tall... very tall
Note - bare torsos? Chances are Tolkien envisioned his Eldar wearing short and comfy tunics when practising sports/competing, but since this started as an anatomy exercise I thought it was a pity to cover all their gorgeous nudity, so bare torsos it is!
Hopefully I will have some free time soon to add some colour.
Corel Painter XII & tablet.