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Baldur by Ronnie-Long Baldur by Ronnie-Long
Balder is a god in Norse mythology associated with light and beauty.
He had a dream of his own death and his mother had the same dreams. Since dreams were usually prophetic, this depressed him, so his mother Frigg made every object on earth vow never to hurt Baldr. All objects made this vow except mistletoe.Frigg had thought it too unimportant and nonthreatening to bother asking it to make the vow .
When Loki, the mischief-maker, heard of this, he made a magical spear from this plant (in some later versions, an arrow). He hurried to the place where the gods were indulging in their new pastime of hurling objects at Baldr, which would bounce off without harming him. Loki gave the spear to Baldr's brother, the blind god Höðr, who then inadvertently killed his brother with it (other versions suggest that Loki guided the arrow himself). For this act, Odin and the giantess Rindr gave birth to Váli who grew to adulthood within a day and slew Höðr.
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TheFireCircleYagna Featured By Owner Edited Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVE THE DETAIL OF THE MISTLETOE OVER BALDR'S HEAD! HE'S AVAILABLE TO BE KISSED!... :hump:
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TheFireCircleYagna Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
WOOW he looks so pretty I adore his hair!
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Mrs-Frantic Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2009
Włosy, detale i szczegóły. Genialnie ci wyszedł :D
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Ronnie-Long Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2009  Hobbyist
Dzięki ^^
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Mrs-Frantic Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2009
Nie ma za co.
Naprawdę mi się podoba. Naprawdę Ci się udało :D
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Metaltom Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2009  Student Filmographer
Wow, that picture sure looks like amounths of work. It's visible that you put all your love and enthusiasm into this drawing, specially into the details like the hair. The result is very good.
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Ronnie-Long Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2009  Hobbyist
Thank you :)
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