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The Unlucky Family by Hellanim The Unlucky Family by Hellanim
Norse mythology... one of the last happy moment of the unlucky family, the giantess Angrboda - the mother, the children half born Hel, Jormungand the Serpent, Fenrir the Wolf (or puppy) and the dad Loki.
And Ódin isn't happy at all.
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KaliannShevlin Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2017
I love this style!
JesterTheTear Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Your depiction of Loki is by far, my most favorite. I can't get enough of it
LizzartsLounge Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2016  Student General Artist
I guess Odin is represented by the ravens, (aka Hugin and Munin) but why are there 3 of them?
LunaWolf4 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Unlucky but happy.
This is very interesting and well done!
Draconicat Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015
This is adorable, yet so heartbreaking when you know what's coming.  Damn Odin, anyway!  (For someone who purchased 'wisdom' at such a high price, he doesn't strike me as wise at all.  I think he got ripped off in the deal....)
Iglybo Featured By Owner May 21, 2015
Naww ^^
Lazysupermutant Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Student Writer
I think out of all Loki's children Hel get's off pretty easy, getting your own realm to rule is allot better then getting thrown into the ocean or a sword lodged in your mouth.
Guslyana Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014   Artisan Crafter
This one makes me weeping...
Darkbookworm26 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This makes me both happy and sad. I love the depictions of Loki, Angrboda, and their children, wonderful job!
tomuchtime Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Student General Artist
can I put some of your art on my Loki site please?
Hellanim Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Hi, you can put it on your site if you will not change it and if you will link to my gallery and mark me as author of it. I also don't want my art related to any racist theme, violent or human degradation theme. Otherwise you may show it there. Thank you very much for asking me for permition, I highly value that :hug:
tomuchtime Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student General Artist

thank you!  I won't change a thing and I'll link back to you.  Here's a link so you know you won't have anything to worry about when it comes to anything racist and the like.

MarissaSunshine Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
Loki is so unlucky to have two very ill-fated and suffering families - one with Angrboda, and the other with Sigyn. Why, Odin!?
LadyNorthstar Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awwwwwwww omg ;A;
they're so lovely together ;___;
I really love your Fenrir~
WolfieGrrrl Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Yes... Loki and his family had to suffer such cruel fates all for the coming of Ragnarok. =(

I love this illustration! It's so adorable even with the underlying tragedy of it. And I love the birds (Huginn and Muninn, right?) in the background eying them unhappily. Fabulous! :clap:
MarissaSunshine Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
The family with a tragic fate.
shiradine Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012
this is wonderful. i almost never see this family all together.
JFeathersmith Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist

That's how coherent I can be.

This is just lovely. And heartbreaking. Because. Yeah.
Lady-Sigyn Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
I love the traditional style of this.
Reckless-Royalty Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
Awwww! It's so sweet how Loki loves all his children.
Lady-Pirate Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:aww: Awww, great)
aekati Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
This is so lovely. I adore all your designs, but especially the looks for Angrboda and, as always, your Hel. And I love the way they all interact with each other, the way the the movement of the piece and the characters form a circle. They're so very clearly a family.
ProofrockPilchard Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
Aww, Hela looks like a little elf! (Gets that from Loki). I like how you portrayed them as really sweet and loving, a side you don't tend to see often these days. Loki really only went bitter after they stole his children, and you can see WHY. The Asir weren't very bright if they didn't put two and two together like that. Jormungand has a really cool Celticy/Norsy pattern, and Angrboda looks very regal. :clap:
Hellanim Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
Yes, they were MADE to be the enemies by Ęsir, they weren't born to be ones. ... at this momment I think Angrboda is the only one "responsible" adult, so that is why she looks so regal :)
Atanapotnia Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
Fabulous! And you're right; Odin had to mess it all up.
DaggerRavionFall Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know, that story makes me so sad! Why does everyone have to think snakies and wolfies are evil. :( I like snakies and wolfies!

I could just imagine cute little puppy Fenrir. So cute!
angoukohaku Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is a really unique style. Love it.
Speckle39 Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
I love the whole thing. I especially love the baby Hela and Fenris puppy. Loki's face is priceless too. :)
wanderingmage Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
I love the expression on Loki's face. What a great way of incorporating everyone together. Great overall composition.
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
It is beautiful with all of the gorgeous details. They look so happy and then you read the title and realize that this is the calm before the storm. :heart:
Thorskegga Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, Hela looks so sweet. Great work :)
AThousandRasps Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Fenrir and Loki down there are awesome. And I love the scowling ravens in the trees!
Tumblekit Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Whii~! ^^ It's nice.
Oh. Sorry, I have no words.
Snigepippi Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww :)
Hellanim Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
:nod: :aww:
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