Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Passant

Lobster Passant §

A hard-shelled creature of the sea floor.

Default alignment: tergiant. No proper coloration.

Source: The Deidis of Armorie. Artist: Adam Loutfut. (Folio 33v, a "Bart.") Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle.

Dragon Passant (1) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Dragon Passant (2) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Dragon Passant (3) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Dragon Passant (4) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Dragon Passant (5) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Wingless Dragon Passant §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration. Dragons typically have wings unless blazoned otherwise.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

East Asian Dragon Passant §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration. East Asian dragons are considered a Step From Core Practice (SFCP).

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Hydra Passant (1) §

A dragon with many heads.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell.

Hydra Passant (2) §

A dragon with many heads.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Hydra Passant (3) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 85.)

Natural Salamander Passant §

A lizard.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Tortoise Passant §

A long-lived, slow-moving animal protected by a hard shell. Also blazoned a “turtle.”

Default posture: tergiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Duck Passant §

A small waterfowl.

Default posture: close.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Alphyn Passant §

A monster resembling a tyger but with the forelegs of an eagle and a tail tied in knots.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Antelope Passant §

A hybrid monster similar to a deer but with a tusk on its nose and a lions tail.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

Ass Passant (1) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Ass Passant (2) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents. Artist unknown.

Bear Passant (1) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Celiedh Eiriksdottir.

Bear Passant (2) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Bear Passant (3) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Bear Passant (4) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Bear Passant (5) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration,

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Bear Passant (6) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Bear Passant Guardant §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Beaver Passant §

An aquatic mammal that builds dams to aid in fishing.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Wappenbuch Conrads von Grünenberg.

Bison Passant Guardant (1) §

A large and shaggy cousin of the cow. The European bison is closely related to the North American bison. It was the largest land animal in Europe to survive the end of the ice ages, being hunted to extinction in the wild in the 20th century and then reintroduced from captive stock.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents. Artist unknown.

Bison Passant Guardant (2) §

A large and shaggy cousin of the cow. The European bison is closely related to the North American bison. It was the largest land animal in Europe to survive the end of the ice ages, being hunted to extinction in the wild in the 20th century and then reintroduced from captive stock.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Elionora inghean Ui Cheallaigh.

Boar Passant (1) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Boar Passant (2) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Boar Passant (3) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Boar Passant (4) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown. (Arms of Erzingen, folio 109.)

Boar Passant (5) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Some Feudal Lords and Their Seals. Artist unknown.

Boar Passant (6) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Arma Regni Poloniae. Artist unknown. (Herb of Sokolia, p. 30.)

Boar Passant (7) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Insignia Urbium Italiae Septentrionalis. Artist unknown. (Folio 426r.) Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle.

Bull Passant (1) §

A powerful bovine.

Sometimes blazoned a “steer” or an “ox.” A “buffalo” is similar but has larger horns. A “yak” is hairy.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Bull Passant (2) §

A powerful bovine.

Sometimes blazoned a “steer” or an “ox.” A “buffalo” is similar but has larger horns. A “yak” is hairy.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Bull Passant (3) §

A powerful bovine.

Sometimes blazoned a “steer” or an “ox.” A “buffalo” is similar but has larger horns. A “yak” is hairy.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: OpenClipArt. Artist: Animals.

Bull Passant (4) §

A powerful bovine. Sometimes blazoned a “steer” or an “ox.” A “buffalo” is similar but has larger horns. A “yak” is hairy.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 106.)

Bull Passant (5) §

A powerful bovine. Sometimes blazoned a “steer” or an “ox.” A “buffalo” is similar but has larger horns. A “yak” is hairy.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Bull Passant Guardant §

A powerful bovine.

Sometimes blazoned a “steer” or an “ox.” A “buffalo” is similar but has larger horns. A “yak” is hairy.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Camel Passant §

A beast of the desert.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber. (Folio 54v.) Adapted by Kattera Doplerin.

Camelopard Passant §

A giraffe. Sometimes spelled “cameleopard.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Wellcome Collection. Artist: Abraham de Bruyn. (From an engraving circa 1570.)

Domestic Cat Passant (1) §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Domestic Cat Passant (2) §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Domestic Cat Passant (3) §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Vémundr Syvursson.

Domestic Cat Passant (4) §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Vémundr Syvursson.

Domestic Cat Passant (5) §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Domestic Cat Passant (6) §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown. (Arms of Zöbinger, page 44.) Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle.

Domestic Cat Passant Guardant §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Doe Trippant §

A female deer. May also be blazoned a “hind.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Doe Trippant Regardant §

A female deer. May also be blazoned a “hind.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Dog Passant (1) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Passant (2) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Dog Passant (3) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

The Swedish Valhund is a period breed with short legs and a stocky body.

Artist: Kryss Kostarev.

Dog Passant (4) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Dog Passant (5) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Dog Passant (6) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.” Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle. (From page 204.)

Dog Passant (7) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.” Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle. (From page 204, sans pizzle.)

Dog Passant (8) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Wriothesley Heraldic Collections, Volume II. Artist unknown. (Folio 56r.) Adapted by Iago ab Adam.

Dog Passant Guardant §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Winged Dog Passant §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Elephant Passant (1) §

A giant animal known for its strength.

Default posture: statant.

Proper coloration: argent, or gray with white tusks.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Elephant Passant (2) §

A giant animal known for its strength.

Default posture: statant. Proper coloration: argent, or gray with white tusks.

Source: St. Gallen Armorial. Artist unknown.

Elk Trippant (1) §

The largest member of the deer family, distinguished by its flat palmate antlers. Known in North America as a “moose.” No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Elk Trippant (2) §

The largest member of the deer family, distinguished by its flat palmate antlers. Known in North America as a “moose.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Enfield Passant §

A hybrid monster, with the head of a fox, the body of a wolf, and the forelegs of an eagle.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Elionora inghean Ui Cheallaigh.

Fox Passant (1) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. Proper coloration: gules, with sable feet and argent tail tip.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Fox Passant (2) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. Proper coloration: gules, with sable feet and argent tail tip.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Fox Passant (3) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. Proper coloration: gules, with sable feet and argent tail tip.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Fox Passant (4) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. Proper coloration: gules, with sable feet and argent tail tip.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Fox Passant Guardant §

A wild canid.

No default posture. Proper coloration: gules, with sable feet and argent tail tip.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Genet Passant §

A small, spotted predatory animal distantly related to cats. Also called a “civet.” Found in the tropics and introduced to Europe during the medieval period.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell. (From book 3, folio 13, badge of the Plantagenets.)

Goat Passant (1) §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Goat Passant (2) §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Gorilla Passant §

A large and powerful ape.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Griffin Passant (1) §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Griffin Passant (2) §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Griffin Passant (3) §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Griffin Passant (4) §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Griffin Passant (5) §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Griffin Passant (6) §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Wappenbuch Conrads von Grünenberg.

Griffin Passant (7) §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

Source: Sledgehamster. Artist: Grimwulf Harland.

Horse Passant (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell.

Horse Passant (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell.

Horse Passant (3) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Horse Passant (4) §

A domesticated equine. Presumed to be a stallion unless blazoned a “mare.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art Archives. Artist: Ian Raven of Tadcaster.

Horse Passant (5) §

A domesticated equine. Presumed to be a stallion unless blazoned a “mare.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Horse Passant (6) §

A domesticated equine. Presumed to be a stallion unless blazoned a “mare.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Horse Passant (7) §

A domesticated equine. Presumed to be a stallion unless blazoned a “mare.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Beyeren Armorial. Artist: Claes Heinenzoon. (Folio 56v.)

Horse Passant (8) §

A domesticated equine. Presumed to be a stallion unless blazoned a “mare.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Beyeren Armorial. Artist: Claes Heinenzoon. (Folio 058r.)

Horse Passant Regardant §

A domesticated equine. Presumed to be a stallion unless blazoned a “mare.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Horse Passant Caparisoned §

An horse saddled and draped in decorative cloths.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Paschal Lamb §

A young sheep.

A paschal lamb is one intended for religious sacrifice. Used as a symbol of Christ. Distinguished by a halo and a cross banner over its shoulder.

Default posture: passant. Proper coloration: argent, haloed Or, bearing a banner argent marked with a cross gules.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Paschal Lamb Regardant §

A young sheep.

A paschal lamb is one intended for religious sacrifice. Used as a symbol of Christ. Distinguished by a halo and a cross banner over its shoulder.

Default posture: passant. Proper coloration: argent, haloed Or, bearing a banner argent marked with a cross gules.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Lion Passant (1) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Lion Passant (2) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Lion Passant (3) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: Prince Arthur's Book. Artist: Thomas Wriothesley.

Lion Passant (4) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: Prince Arthur's Book. Artist: Thomas Wriothesley.

Lion Passant (5) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Lion Passant (6) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Lion Passant (7) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts. Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Lion Passant Guardant (1) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: OpenClipArt. Artist: Laurenth2.

Lion Passant Guardant (2) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts. Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Lion Passant Guardant (3) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: OpenClipArt. Artist: Firkin.

Lion Passant Reguardant §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Sadhbh Bheag.

Winged Lion Passant §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts. Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Winged Lion Passant Regardant §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Source: OpenClipArt. Artist: GDJ.

Llama Passant §

A new-world camel.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Lynx Passant §

A wildcat with a short tail and tufted ears.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

Monkey Passant §

A wild primate, distinguished from the “ape” by having a tail.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Winged Monkey Passant §

A wild primate, distinguished from the “ape” by having a tail.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Mouse Passant §

A rodent.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Insignia Venetorum Nobilium II. Artist unknown. (Arms of di Musari, page 134.) Adapted by Owen Tegg.

Ounce Passant §

A maneless lion.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Ounce Passant Guardant §

A maneless lion.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

Ounce Passant Guardant Incensed §

A maneless lion.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

The term “incensed” signifies that it has flames emerging from its mouth and ears..

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Panther Passant (1) §

An ounce, or maneless lion, covered with colorful spots, with flames emerging from its mouth and ears.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Panther Passant (2) §

An ounce, or maneless lion, covered with colorful spots, with flames emerging from its mouth and ears.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Ram Passant §

A male ovine, or sheep.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Owen Tegg.

Reindeer Trippant §

A northern member of the deer family, domesticated by the Sami. Known in North America as a “caribou.” No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Sheep Passant (1) §

A fluffy ungulate. A male sheep is blazoned a "ram", while a female may be blazoned a "ewe."

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Sheep Passant (2) §

A fluffy ungulate. A male sheep is blazoned a "ram", while a female may be blazoned a "ewe."

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Sheep Passant Regardant (1) §

A fluffy ungulate. A male sheep is blazoned a "ram", while a female may be blazoned a "ewe."

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Sheep Passant Regardant (2) §

A fluffy ungulate. A male sheep is blazoned a "ram", while a female may be blazoned a "ewe."

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Arma Regni Poloniae. Artist unknown. (Herb of Ivnoska, p. 124.)

Sow Passant §

A female domesticated pig.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Stag Trippant (1) §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Stag Trippant (2) §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Stag Trippant (3) §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Stag Trippant (4) §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Wappenbuch Conrads von Grünenberg.

Stag Trippant (5) §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

The term “trippant” is a synonym for “passant” that is applied to deer.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Catalogue des Noms, Surnoms, Faits et Vies.

Stoat Passant (1) §

A slender furry carnivore. May also be blazoned an “ermine,” “weasel,” “mink,” or “ferret.”

No default posture, but typically statant. Proper coloration, if blazoned an ermine, argent with a sable-tipped tail.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Stoat Passant (2) §

A slender furry carnivore. May also be blazoned an “ermine,” “weasel,” “mink,” or “ferret.”

No default posture, but typically statant. Proper coloration, if blazoned an ermine, argent with a sable-tipped tail.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Stoat Passant (3) §

A slender furry carnivore. May also be blazoned an “ermine,” “weasel,” “mink,” or “ferret.”

No default posture, but typically statant. Proper coloration, if blazoned an ermine, argent with a sable-tipped tail.

Source: Wappenbuch der Bruderschaft des heiligen Christophorus am Arlberg. Artist unknown. Adapted by Randve’ Litil Hamar and Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Stoat Passant Regardant §

A slender furry carnivore. May also be blazoned an “ermine,” “weasel,” “mink,” or “ferret.”

No default posture, but typically statant. Proper coloration, if blazoned an ermine, argent with a sable-tipped tail.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Natural Tiger Passant (1) §

A great cat of Asia, also blazoned a “Bengal tiger,” as opposed to the heraldic “tyger.” Considered a step from period practice (SFPP).

No proper coloration, but stripes may be blazoned separately, e.g. “gules marked sable.”

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Celiedh Eiriksdottir.

Natural Tiger Passant (2) §

A great cat of Asia, also blazoned a “Bengal tiger,” as opposed to the heraldic “tyger.” Considered a step from period practice (SFPP).

No proper coloration, but stripes may be blazoned separately, e.g. “gules marked sable.”

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Tyger Passant (1) §

A fast-running heraldic beast with the body of a wolf, the tail of a lion, and a downwards-pointed horn on its nose.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb. Adapted by Alienor Salton.

Tyger Passant (2) §

A fast-running heraldic beast with the body of a wolf, the tail of a lion, and a downwards-pointed horn on its nose.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

Tyger Passant (3) §

A fast-running heraldic beast with the body of a wolf, the tail of a lion, and a downwards-pointed horn on its nose.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Þórý Veðardóttir.

Tyger Passant (4) §

A fast-running heraldic beast with the body of a wolf, the tail of a lion, and a downwards-pointed horn on its nose.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Þórý Veðardóttir.

Tyger Passant (5) §

A fast-running heraldic beast with the body of a wolf, the tail of a lion, and a downwards-pointed horn on its nose.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Tyger Passant (6) §

A fast-running heraldic beast with the body of a wolf, the tail of a lion, and a downwards- pointed horn on its nose.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (From the banner of Adryan Fortescu p. 209.)

Tyger Passant (7) §

A fast-running heraldic beast with the body of a wolf, the tail of a lion, and a downwards-pointed horn on its nose.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Unicorn Passant (1) §

A mythical horse-like creature with a beard and a single horn.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

The Continental unicorn looks more like a goat than a horse.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Thomas Ouswood.

Unicorn Passant (2) §

A mythical horse-like creature with a beard and a single horn.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

The Continental unicorn looks more like a goat than a horse.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Unicorn Passant (3) §

A mythical horse-like creature with a beard and a single horn.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Unicorn Passant (4) §

A mythical horse-like creature with a beard and a single horn.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Unicorn Passant (5) §

A mythical horse-like creature with a beard and a single horn.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Wildcat Passant §

An un-domesticated feline. Sometimes blazoned a “cat-a-mountain.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Wildcat Passant Guardant §

An un-domesticated feline. Sometimes blazoned a “cat-a-mountain.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Wolf Passant (1) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Wolf Passant (2) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Wolf Passant (3) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Wolf Passant (4) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke.

Wolf Passant (5) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Wolf Passant (6) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Wolf Passant Carrying Its Prey §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Traité de l'Art du Blason. Artist unknown.

Wolf Passant Regardant §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Ziz Passant §

A griffin-like monster drawn from Jewish mythology.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Ass With A Fool's Head Passant (1) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.” No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Sammelband Mehrerer Wappenbücher. Artist unknown. (Folio 30v.)

Ass With A Fool's Head Passant (2) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: BSB Cgm 8030. Artist unknown. (Folio 26r.)

Centaur Passant (1) §

The torso of a human attached to the body of a horse.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A centaur carrying a bow may be blazoned a “Sagittarius.”

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Centaur Passant (2) §

The torso of a human attached to the body of a horse.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: OpenClipArt. Artist: Rones.

Centaur Passant (3) §

The torso of a human attached to the body of a horse.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A centaur carrying a bow may be blazoned a “Sagittarius.”

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Centaur Passant (4) §

The torso of a human attached to the body of a horse.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A centaur carrying a bow may be blazoned a “Sagittarius.”

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 197.)

Centaur Passant Blowing A Horn §

A monster with a human head and torso joined to a horse’s body.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Centaur Passant Guardant Armed §

A monster with a human head and torso joined to a horse’s body.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell.

Centaur Passant Regardant §

A monster with a human head and torso joined to a horse’s body.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Sledgehamster. Artist: Grimwulf Harland.

Manticore Passant Guardant §

A hybrid monster with the body of a lion and the head of a man. Also known as a “man-tyger.” Sometimes shown with human hands as feet, or with horns, or with a spiked tail.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

Minotaur Passant Bearing a Club §

A hybrid monster with the torso of a man attached to the body of a bull. (Although the ancient Greek minotaur was a bull-headed man, this interpretation mutated during the medieval period to be something more like a centaur.)

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Moor Passant §

An African man.

Default posture: statant affronty. Proper coloration: skin brown, sable hair.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown. (Arms of Grumbach, folio 145.)

Woman Mounted on a Bear Passant §

A human woman.

Default posture: statant affronty. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned. Clothing may be blazoned separately, as “a maiden tincture vested tincture.”

Source: Arma Regni Poloniae. Artist unknown. (Herb of Rawa, p. 106.)