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Muriel, Angel of Cancer

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By PeteMohrbacher   |   
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The face we show on the outside and who we are inside are always different. That shell we build over our hearts exists to gird us against the barbs of the world. As we grow, that shell hardens, but the need to let others past it becomes equally as valuable. The essence of this sign is not only a shield that holds harm at bay, it is also the warmth that brings life and healing into our lives. Muriel is the protector of our deepest truths and the caregiver of our inner most selves.

Ruled by the Moon

This piece was made possible thanks to my patrons:

Alex Assemi, Paul LaFata, James Edelen, Joseph Zhou, Manuel Perez, Robert H. Kramisen, Kana Katsumata, Vidya Bodepudi, Will McLachlan, David Michael Hershberger, Pedro Wu Kuo, Alexis Clyburn, Yu Jun Loo, Andrew Oliveira, Maria Berger, Justice Cassel, Jarred Bunton, Chanda Mija, Wenjie Fu, Gabriel Alexandru Susanu, Christopher Brooks, Jessica Desmond, Jason Robinson, davidsinick, Christopher Morgan, Daryna Kolomiets, N. Montoya, Dakotah Black, Zachery Viegut, Oliver Lunt, Breanna Pidgette, Silas Goewey, Timothy Park, Lauren Ria Bell, Roy Summers, Michael seiffert, Daniel Norman, Savada Vong, Art Wu, Aurore Folny, TAO WEN, Jasmine Carter, Gabriel Tremblay, Carlos Roberto de Souza Junior, Ryan de Quintal, Kytie Allix, Phantasia Mayner, Justin Sison, Michelle Farran, Janusz Yancoo Bukowski, Pierce Schaefer, Melinda Palmer, Shane Cisler, Eric Taft, Amber Hipona, miles johns, Alanny Lopez, Toly Kivshar, Billy Coe, Peter Villumsen, fukai koori, Joseph Deshler, Lorraine Ochoa, Ari-Matti Toivonen, Ashton, Zuzanna Topolewska, James Crowley, Fatima Iqbal, james wu, Emely Von Almen, Summer Thibodeaux, Lee Dotson, Harry Sillett, Andre Labaki, Kwasi Yeboah, James Gunawan, Andrea Crabtree-Coin, Ryan Hanson, Sabrina Echouafni, Dánae Pacheco López, Sean Jones, Luiza Fontella McAllister, Josh Tzue, Nick Arbeiter, Egill Örn Sveinbjörnsson, Victor Lo, Simon McCann, Alucard Arcane, ROBERT CETNAROWSKI, Pablo Alatorre, Kirsty-Louise Ferguson, Evan Beaubien, Christian Bramantyo Xu, Siyu Chen, Alissa Woodard, Matthew Assad, Daniel Yates, Jerrica Bullis, Tyrone, Ryan Campeau, Toby Ashton, Graeme Cunningham, Emily Lau, Dilan Endsley, Todd Jaser, Fredrick Woo, Mary Daugherty, Sam Gauss, rain box, Lindsey Bailey, Scott Little, Aristaqis, Bonnie Arndt, Diana Jarrell, Ursula Dorada, Kristine Brannock, Kelsy Rice, Ali Ahmed, Jaden Snarr, Brianne Speakman, Anthony G, Colin Walsh, Camren Luster, Abdullah S Y Ali, Holland Mattila, Ruben de Wit, Joseph Nguyen, Simon Coutellier-Savard, Sophie Bangs, Андрей Жердев, Milàn Caron, John D. Wiltshire, Armond Lee, Edward Kear, Loren Downing, Paul Davis, Michael Vankim, Stephen J Skrapits III, Shannah McQueen, TAN JEK JAN, Ben Kahn, Ricardo Riamonde, Katherine NyborgAnthony Stuart, sean stastny, Shawn Keegan, Sean Campbell, Orlando Ortiz, Ali Matar Alneyadi, Náudima Santana Pintor, Kayla Carter, Samantha Hunt, Nick Gilbert, Elijuh Mustapha, Michael J Connelly, Corey Gooch, Fei Lee, Anna Lobaton, Brooke Price, Samuel Cooper, Maria Raducanu, Sei orai, Lane Peckham, Cliff Stamp, George Prentoski, Kris Ennis, Mike Timm, Hamza Itani, Sal terino, Logan Schmidt, Adam Blackwell, Jane Burt, Michelle Bloniarz, Kristina Marzouca, Alex Coon, Heather Britton, Matthew Rutter, Jordan Schrandt, Fraser Murray, Kendall Wohlwerth, Amy Kelly, Alejandro Camero, Shawnna Bass, Joseph Shanahan, Nobel Yoo, Marcel Mack, Steven Broughton, M. Clark, Marzena Piwowar, Danny Mol, Nicole Edkins, Stephanie Boyd, Joseph eduardo Maureira Barrientos, and Maxwell Crabill.

Additional funding by Mr. Suicide Sheep

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mechaguyHobbyist General Artist
If I was into the horiscope...this would be my sign.
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shintaniProfessional Digital Artist
such striking artworks, great painting stylez
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BradyRainProfessional Digital Artist
Like that composition
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Kinda looks like a Warframe
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Can you make the"Angel of Taurus"? Would that be possible?
Great art though.
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kytekiProfessional Digital Artist
Mr. Mohrbacher, your art is amazing! I'm always inspired by looking at your work.
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GearHead-ArtPracticeStudent Traditional Artist
I love the colors
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 сool :) (Smile) 

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Jack-LantHobbyist Digital Artist
Dammit I interpreted that title wrong.
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Same. Only after, did I see it was the crab one
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r3dunit02Hobbyist General Artist
you think they poop?
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wow really cool amazing
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Damn... So good
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coricanchaProfessional General Artist
Just gorgeous! My deep respect: the composition, the forms, the colors, light and's gorgeous. 
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k-ma0Professional Digital Artist
Color usage is wonderful.
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Awesome artwork, as always.

In some mythologies "Muriel" was the angel that collected the dust that God then turned into Adam. Then he fell off His grace and got turned into the demon Abaddon.

Maybe he wanted his broom and dustpan back? Sweating a little... 
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I love your work! 
I was wondering, are you planning to do the more famous angels (the archangels and Lucifer) ?
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I missed such beauty... You are even more amazing than before.
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TrebuszeQHobbyist Digital Artist
Damn I was like: "why the he made angel of cancer, next would be angel of Alzheimer", then noticed astrologic zodiac sign.
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