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Egypt - ROYGBIV

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A test spectrum of Egyptian gods, chibified.

Many Egyptian gods were associated with certain colors due to their spheres of influence. Later I noticed they also overlap with traditional color and chakra symbolism. This was a quick idea for a more refined and colorful project, which I am currently working on. I had an alternate one that included , Set, Hathor, Horus, Heh, Nun, Thoth, and Serket, but it didn't look as good. Perhaps another time.

Red - Sekhmet (goddess of war)
Orange - Atum (creator, king solar god, also Atum-Ra)
Yellow - Shu (god of air and sunlight)
Green - Geb (god of the earth)
Blue - Hapy (god of the Nile river and water)
Indigo - Iah (god of the moon, Egypt's first moon god)
Violet - Isis (goddess of magic and life)

Amusing note: After doodling this, I realized there are 4 generations of divine relatives here. Atum-Ra the creator is Shu's father. Shu is Geb's father, and Geb is Isis' father. :D
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tyciol's avatar
I was initially confused because Hapy is described as "god" instead of "goddess" like Sekhmet/Isis when there is obvious breasts.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hapi_(Ni… says intersexed and depictions show breasts so that explains it.
tyciol's avatar
>an alternate one that included , Set, Hathor, Horus, Heh, Nun, Thoth, and Serket

I would love to see this!
Aphson's avatar
This is amazing o.o  do you plan to if not already include Nephthys, Seth, Osiris, and Horus?
Tibusfaciem02's avatar
DAAAAAAAAAAAAAMN
ZOE370's avatar
Slap me, shoot me, sacrefice me!.. Is that really true that the Egyptian gods have the colours of the ROYGBIV? Unbelievable to me. This one is one of my favourite- I love ancient Egyptians!Love Hug :happybounce: Heart +fav Clap 
Black-Wren's avatar
This is great!  I love their cute designs.
CHOCOLATEREIGN1's avatar
Wow where did you find out they were associated with certian colors? Can you give me a link or the name of the book or article about it, I would like to read it as I'm into Ancient history, and drawing too! Wink/Razz ;) (Wink) :D (Big Grin)
ZOE370's avatar
He just made it up. These colors represent each category. For example:  For the reason why the goddess of war is red, because war may cause injury that causes red blood out. Ask me if you want to know more. I know lots!Meow :3 
CHOCOLATEREIGN1's avatar
Yes please I want to know more please tell me,thanks!
ZOE370's avatar
Let me tell you more:

Orange- orange repersents the colour of our star, the sun.
Yellow- the colour of sunlight, so beautifully golden.
Green- the colour of our earth's ecosystem and plants too.
Blue- the colour of water from the Neil River.
Indigo- darkest colour. Repersents the night sky.
Violet- the most beautiful colour of the ROYGBIV. Magic and life is beautiful.

I'm very good at solving problems in art. If theres anything you want to ask me- I'm on the way

Thanks for askingHug 
CHOCOLATEREIGN1's avatar
Ahhhh, COOL! I like VIOLET myself!
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FallenAngels09's avatar
Wow its really cool :-) :-) :-) great job
StrawberryBonBons's avatar
Oh wow....wow wow wow...
llama-medusa's avatar
This looks incredible! Amazing work!! :clap:
I really like Sekhmet's kittyness! :aww: They're all so pretty!
AlchemyFox's avatar
They look so cute! ^_^
Anamichan's avatar
Great drawing and interesting connection between Goddesses and Gods and the chakras!
AmyCatz's avatar
I like Isis the most!
Zobeid's avatar
I just noticed an odd parallel between these images and some characters from MLP FiM....

Shu (god of air and sunlight) = yellow = Princess Celestia (controls the sun)
Iah (god of the moon) = indigo = Princess Luna (controls the moon and stars)
Isis/Aset (goddess of magic and life) = violet = Twilight Sparkle (bears the element of magic)

FiM seems to combine Egyptian cosmology, Greek monsters and Victorian technology along with bits and pieces of D&D and Grimm's Fairy Tales.

Incidentally, my favorite Egyptian deity has always been Bast, and I find the comparison -- and contrast -- between her and Sekhmet is always interesting. Were they sisters, or even twins? Or were they rivals? The historical record doesn't provide any clear answers.
firebite-123's avatar
i love it and there are diffrent names for the gods so i figerd out
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