As captain of Elrik's unit, Betek of Breda might have looked like this in full battle gear, only his beard is closely shaven. It's difficult to find images of Brabánter/Flemish warriors from the c., but this one comes the closest.
Sharpie Sketches - Horses by ColossalBeltloop . I once heard an artist say that she liked to draw in pen because there was no erasing, and it helped her learn to accept imperfections. That seems like a good (albeit somewhat painful ) idea!