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hades and persephone 2 by sandara hades and persephone 2 by sandara
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EDIT : thank you everyone who fav'ed and commented on this pic! i'm totally blown away by the response here. i never expected so many people would like this pic so much! so... a big thank you to all of you! :heart:

she's not dead, just fainted.

oh, and also, pose ref from :

AND.... here's the original sketch of the couple from 2008

(omg so long ago) which i had said i would repaint, but i didn't lol.


iconlilachiccups: wrote a pretty long story based on this :)…

:iconalexiathehedgehog123: wrote a short story based on this pic : alexiathehedgehog123.deviantar…

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:) and also a story! :

:iconthe-blue-wolf: wrote a poem based on this picture : :)

:iconal130: wrote a series of poems inspired by this image :

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:iconshearwaterhydrangea: wrote a poem inspired by this pic : shearwaterhydrangea.deviantart…

:iconhammer777: wrote a short story inspired by this pic : Hades Wasn't Cold

:iconatticraiders: did a photoshoot based on this!
 Faint of Heart - Faint of Heart - Persephone and Hades Romance

omg! Someone tattooed this on their leg!…
Thank you! :D I'm honored! It was done by Sarah Miller, looks great!

large wallpaper version here :…
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CountableBlessingss Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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primeprizes Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2019  New Deviant Hobbyist Interface Designer
I feel the emotion when I look at this great art piece. 
ArtByIzzy Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2019  New Deviant
Woww this is so well done 😍
delia-lama Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019  Professional
Woaw, just beautiful, really love the atmosphere !
ElentiyaArt Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2019  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I keep seeing this on pinterest and I finally found you!! The creator!!! This is truly a masterpiece!!I love it so much!!
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Fav-ForPoints Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2019  New Deviant
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The7CrystalGuardian Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like it.
Heorukz Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
what an amazing and wonderful job, it's just perfect!!
TommyGreene Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2018  New Deviant Professional Artisan Crafter
DarkYnx98 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I found years ago this painting in the web and felt in love at first sight, it's so amazingly beautiful. Just Wow 😃

And Now I found randomly the great artist that created it, im so so happy 😍

Congratulations this as an awesome work!
You are a great artist

And good holidays 😇
BenjaminShaw Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2018  New Deviant Professional Photographer
0AngelaSart0 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome drawing. love Greek mythology 
KeltisKarpatti Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2018  New Deviant Student Photographer
very beautiful with the color contrast and black & white
LouisJimenez Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2018  Professional Artist
daveerwin Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
A moving rendition of the fable. Beautiful
Clays-Sketches Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
Awesome job! good work!
sephiriarelik Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
I FINALLY FOUND THE ARTIST! Dude, I have been in absolute love of this painting for a long long time. I just want to say when I first saw this, I cried a bit because it defined my husband and I so well. Your artwork is incredible and I hope you are still making art. You've earned a favorite and a watcher!
MagicalFlowerBomb Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
I always loved this❤️
GeneHayon Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2018  Professional Photographer
very nice
CathFreaky Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2018
Pleasse sign the Petition to bring back Polyvore, Thank you :3…
CursedContent Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2018  New Deviant
can anyone plz donate some points :3…
WilliamsLaura Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2018  Professional Interface Designer
AquaticJM Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2018   General Artist
So this is one of the most popular pieces on here? I have to admit this is pretty impressive. :)

The level of detail, the soft shading and painting style, the contrast of light and darkness between Hades and Persephone, the difference in their designs that illustrate their personalities and roles in the mythology, the level of emotion that can be felt, it's all pretty wonderful~
Riddler-ZeroYear Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2018
Really BEAUTIFUL work! Clap 
ArchEmperor Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2018  Professional General Artist
Deeply immersive. Love this type of Art. It is so dreamlike and majestic with a touch of this great artist too-> :iconmedral:, she has got nice ideas that could match this Art.
NecrolyteSoul Featured By Owner Edited Oct 23, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Simply stunning, as is the original sketch. I really love the contrast between the two. But, I was wondering: where you got the inspiration for the crown and armour? I had seen a few other images of Hades and Persephone, with Hades wearing a somewhat similar armour and crown. Was it inspired by the character elric of melnibone? I am assuming that others are inspired by this magnificent work of art and the imagery was retained in future Hades fanart, much as Stan Winston and Kevin McCreary reinvented the look of the tyrannosaurs from Jurassic Park. Like them, you broke the mold. Magnificent work!
Herod-U Featured By Owner Edited Oct 14, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
.     Oh , - now  summer  will  begin  to  end !
.     Sexy  view .
Roseline21 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2018
Really BEAUTIFUL work!

You are very talented +fav 
MinoriSubaki Featured By Owner Edited Oct 7, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy crab-apples....
I learned about this story in school last year and it was quite intriguing to me, but this captures the incredible imagery that went with these ancient gods... Truly spectacular, this deserves like 50k more favorites, this is really incredible....

It almost looks like it's moving, the snow gently falling around them, the flowers around calmly fluttering in the cold wind. The warmth of a lust lasting millennia only felt by one penetrating the dark armor of his figure.... MAN I COULD WRITE A DESCRIPTIVE ESSAY ON THIS PICTURE ALONE HOLY MOLY YOU'RE TALENTED...
ChrisMCampbell Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Epyphane Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018  Student General Artist
 je suis guitariste  tu pourrai me faire un truc
popopopcoco Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2018
ALWAYS loved a good Greek Philosophy
BlackroseOnyx Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2018  Hobbyist Interface Designer
krasivaya, it's dramatic, but not so over bearing, just the right amount, it's like sort of a calming dramatic, yarkiy. 

bobbyz41 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2018
As Steve Jobs said of the Macintosh in 1984, "Insanely great!" 

Persephone's body pose reminds me of a painting of St. Eulalia I've seen (in photos, of course). I can't remember who the artist is, but it's an incredible image, just like this one.

Who knew Hades was so handsome? (What was I thinking? Of course he's handsome: he was a god! Many gods were said to have been handsome.)  
MeowMilk06 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 14, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
im aware this is from 2011, but as some constructive criticism: Hades' face looks a bit off, same goes for the chest. it's kind of unnatural, i think that it shouldn't be completely from profile, makes the face look very flat and kind of ruins the sense of 3d you get from persephone. as for the chest, i don't know why but it looks very flat too, probably because the bottom part of the chest armor, where it ends and becomes black, is missing some part of the armor on the side that light falls on. I hope this makes sense, here's a badly made picture in stash to explain what i mean: Explanation
i'm obviously not as skilled as you are, but its just a bad example to show you what i mean

further, totally amazing!
Frappe7 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2018
daaang, persephone is gorgeous!
MiloMorai Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018
At first glance, I thought of Sauron and Luthien (The Silmarillion) rather then Hades and Persephone.
HadesArts Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's beautiful 
MarkParker1 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2018  Student Interface Designer
Nice one
CableCake Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018
This is incredible!
AlfaArtz Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Zorbruh Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018
The details are amazing : )
good job friend
keep doing what you're doing
TrashForDeviants Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
vary noice
mazepla Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good expression good anatomy good perspective  good mood  oh everything's good.
Warrior-of-Faith Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Its beautiful.  
Djeidi-123 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I do believe this artwork will soon break dA's favourite counter. Anyway you deserve it, it's great >w<
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