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Published: January 14, 2012
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Painting from Livestream. I wanted to do a quickpaint of whatever came out, and it was all sort of flowing along a ‘I don’t know what this is going to be line’ until I thought about Loki and what spellwork was like back in ancient times. How he might appear as more of a force of nature and a little less like a goat.

To me he just seems like the type to be silently watching the world from the brush, barely noticeable, waiting for his chance to pluck at the strings of fate.

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valentinaviciuteStudent General Artist
This is so amazing i can't take my eyes off it! The shading is my favorite thing from this piece. clap remake 1b 
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So Beautiful! Love the ruff sale and th colors. The skull on Lokis he'd and the painting are pointing the way he looks at the viewer out (crappy english sorry, bot I think u know what i mean :))
Awesome snake! It looks like really cared in the wood!
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He is just sitting there and he is somehow intimidating...maybe it is the skull.  There is a look of what a person especially someone involved with magic would dress or something like it.
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Love this in every way! The colors, lines, details...

The feeling of old Lapland shamanism in this makes me shiver ^^
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Hiding in the shadows does seem suitable to his character.
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love this its amazing it has the tribal or shaman feel to it  
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Awesome use of shadows
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really nice 
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MarissaSunshineHobbyist Filmographer
Ooooh handsome. :3
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whoa - amazing!
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wow, that is incredible, I love it.
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a silent and quick striker, that is Loki. You have done him in an amazing way
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WaldmaerProfessional Digital Artist
You're so amazing, and it makes my suffer, I just can't colour digital... I tried it so often, but it just doesn't look right >_<
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JDLuvaSQEEHobbyist General Artist
Amazingly beautiful!!!!
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BeginteHobbyist Digital Artist
Absolutely gorgeous, I love the style! :love:
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New love of Myth Loki.
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Alpha993IHobbyist Filmographer
Awesome!!!! I love it, this picture is very beautiful :3
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Serenity279Hobbyist General Artist
that last phrase, about Loki being a silent observer, reminds me of a neat little book: Ragnarok: The End of the Gods by A. S. Byatt where Loki is shown as such :)
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This is fanastic!! He is a beautiful force of nature. Nice Work!!!!!
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A fairly unique take on the Norse god - I always imagine him to appear Elvish (even though I've been a Marvel comic fan for years) rather than actually Norse in any way. I don't really know why, either... But this is fantastic; the skull coupled with furs, and even the branches add to a savage, beautiful take on him. I think you've captured the essence so well in this image, honestly.
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