Shop Forum More Submit  Join Login
Ra by BLPH Ra by BLPH
In ancient Egyptian mythology, Ra is the god of the sun and one of the most important deities at that time, ruling over all parts of the created world: sky, earth, and underworld. Commonly, he was depicted with a hawk's head and a sun disk on top.


Back in my early childhood, I was obsessed with ancient Egypt... pretty much all of the first books I read dealt with deities, pyramids, and pharaos. Although my interests shifted a little over the past decades, I still keep this dearly in my heart. During the making of Black Hole Eye, the idea to paint an eclipsed sun with the guy in charge sparked (some say, it's not perfectly clear which deity was actually responsible for solar eclipses but here's where the artistic mind has to fill some gaps! If you have some reliable info on this, please feel free to educate me, though! :)).


Furthermore, this weaves into my whole endeavor to paint arbitrary shapes into nebulae such as in Skull Nebula, Boar Nebula, Wolf Nebula, or A Head Full of Clouds. Feel free to check them out or the rest of my gallery! In the meantime, you can download a wallpaper-pack of this image, featuring the sizes:
:bulletred: 1920x1080   (16:9)
:bulletred: 1920x1200   (16:10)
:bulletred: 1600x1200   (4:3)
Just hit the download-button and rejoice! :D Or wait, you could also drop a comment, :+fav:, :+devwatch:, or :points: at this link!
Any kind of support is mega-appreciated! :iconlawooplz:
Add a Comment:
 
:iconaklim04:
Aklim04 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
:eyepopping:
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2018   Digital Artist
:eye: u :eye:
Reply
:iconaklim04:
Aklim04 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
:XD: :XD:
Reply
:iconmecengineer:
mecengineer Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2018
excellent
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2018   Digital Artist
Thanks!
Reply
Flagged as Spam
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you :aww:
Reply
:iconsir-cj:
Sir-CJ Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
Majestic 
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018   Digital Artist
Thanks :)
Reply
:iconterriblejess:
TerribleJess Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Absolutely Stunning!
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you!
Reply
:iconlittledrawermx:
LittleDrawerMX Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! :wow:
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you! :bow:
Reply
:iconlittledrawermx:
LittleDrawerMX Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! ;)
Reply
:icon69thanatos69:
69thanatos69 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Student Digital Artist
AWESOME!!!
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Thanks! :la:
Reply
:iconkaiba-loves-samara:
Kaiba-Loves-Samara Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Student
This is so awesome and epic!! Fave!
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you! :D
Reply
:iconkaiba-loves-samara:
Kaiba-Loves-Samara Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Student
You're welcome!:happybounce: 
Reply
Flagged as Spam
:iconanchoviesthedog:
AnchoviesTheDog Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Someone preaching Christianity on a wallpaper of Ra made of stars on DevientArt
Is it strange that this is the second most random thing ive seen all week?
Reply
:iconbornandbredafangirl:
BornAndBredAFangirl Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
Bold and daring! Overall gorgeous!
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you so much! :happybounce:
Reply
:iconbornandbredafangirl:
BornAndBredAFangirl Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2018
No problem! 😁
Reply
:iconelemtilas:
elemtilas Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Lovely work!
Heart Heart Heart Heart 
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you! :D
Reply
:iconelemtilas:
elemtilas Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome!
Reply
:iconabsol1626:
absol1626 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Woah, how did you draw a galaxy?
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
I wish I could give you a straightforward answer but in reality, it's mostly "through a whole lot of trial and an even greater amount of errors" CURSE YOU! 
Reply
:iconabsol1626:
absol1626 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Student Digital Artist
oh i was hpoing to learn, cause ive been trying to draw a galaxy wolf for some time now, but me, im a noob with tech, *le hacks deviantart* JK dont report me
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018   Digital Artist
Interestingly enough, I did try myself on something like that as well:
Wolf Nebula by BLPH

Curious to see how yours turns out, though! ;)
Reply
:iconabsol1626:
absol1626 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Do intuos work on the Deviantart Muro?
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2018   Digital Artist
Don't know, it worked when they introduced muro...
Reply
:iconzephron-drawing:
Zephron-drawing Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
WOW ! Very beautiful work here ! : D
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you so much! :woohoo:
Reply
:iconmightymorphinpower4:
MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
Awesome and epic
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you :D
Reply
:iconmightymorphinpower4:
MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
I like  Egyptian Mythology as well as Norse and Greek I love the monsters in them
Reply
:iconganja--gal:
ganja--gal Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
wow
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
:)
Reply
:iconwillowwildspirt:
willowwildspirt Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
What a pretty chicken
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Of all animals that Ra may manifest in, I don't think I've ever come across chicken... but okay! :D
Reply
:iconwillowwildspirt:
willowwildspirt Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Chicken Dance Chicken Dance Chicken Dance Chicken Dance 
Reply
:iconelle-athaliah:
Elle-Athaliah Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
Oohh earthling.
You have show the beauty of mine!
Reply
:icondunklematerie:
DunkleMaterie Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
! EPIC !
chica is amazed [emoticon] 
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Haha, thanks a ton!
Reply
:iconratha:
ratha Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018
This is absolutely gorgeous, and a fantastic take on the Egyptian mythos! I love it!
Reply
:iconblph:
BLPH Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you so much, really appreciating it :)
Reply
:iconmadmother88:
MadMother88 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing and beautiful work! I do love Egyptian mythology :D
Reply
Add a Comment:
 
×
  • Art Print
  • Canvas
  • Photo
Download ZIP download, 3.2 MB




Details

Submitted on
July 21
File Size
3.2 MB
Link
Thumb

Stats

Views
4,081
Favourites
1,050 (who?)
Comments
71
Downloads
227