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Baldr's death by Sceith-A Baldr's death by Sceith-A
Loki spake:

"Thou wilt then, Frigg,
that further I tell

Of the ill that now I know;
Mine is the blame
that Baldr no more

Thou seest ride home to the hall."
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silversnitcher Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017
A Jordan Sweder on facebook has posted/used this on his profile with no citations or mentions of you.
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Ritterton Featured By Owner May 14, 2016
really, really captures the set up.  Well done.
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Ma-chan17 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing :o
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Duisigh Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Mistletoe FTW! -er- FTL (lose...?)
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MistiqueStudio Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just did a paper on Baldr (contrasting both Snorri's and Saxo's accounts, specifically) for my Scandinavian Mythology class because I'm such a big fan of the story and of Norse myth in general. Just stumbled across your art today, and I must say it's refreshing to find depictions of Loki not in the style of the Marvel movie version. Love your style.
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Mohnlied Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like the way you drew this scene - the shining Baldr and Loki and the shadows
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Beltaneh Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
Excellent work. I love Balder's part in Norse mythology
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ZtheDoomyPirate Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful. I adore your interpretation.
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Atanapotnia Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015
AMAZING!
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BrandonLoucksArt Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Great work! Your illustrations tell the stories well.
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Sanctum1099 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Professional General Artist
I love this medieval styled illustration of norse mythology. Almost reminds me a bit of Aubrey Beardsley.
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SaskiaDeKorte Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Professional General Artist
Ahhhh yes, so good :love: I'd totally buy the shit out of any published myths illustrated by you.
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Narresiah Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was thinking about how I didn't know the story of Baldr's death just the other day, then a day later you post this and honestly, if this isn't a sign for me to go and read the damn story, nothing is. Beautiful art, as always :) 
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Asahi-sensei Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
i never managed to understand why Loki didn't shot the arrow himself and had Frigg do it for him ._. 
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Narresiah Featured By Owner Edited Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi, it was Hod, the blind god, who shot Baldr :) And I guess this was just another one of Loki's mischievous plans :D I think he actually liked the irony of a BLIND man shooting someone dead - although the "death part" didn't have to be a part of his actual plan. Also - if he did it openly he wouldn't have time to flee and the other gods would probably capture him right then and there :) 
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Asahi-sensei Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
oh sorry. i mixed their names up. 
hmmmmm °-° 
still, this is sorta wicked x') 
Loki's mischievous indeed. 
thanks for the enlightement =) 
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Corvicula1979 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015
lovely, well done as always!
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Ururuty Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015
great!
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Draconicat Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015
Gorgeously done!  Though I have many suspicions about the truth behind this particular tale....
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Ragnarauk Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh Lord... please don't let me be misunderstood.  ( Eric Burdon and the Animals ).  I think that Loki was just a prankster and this particular prank went seriously wrong.  oops it's Ragnarok.  sorry...  I don't think he meant for the blind giant to actually kill Baldur.  I hate it when a prank goes wrong.
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catnipcrusade Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2015  Student General Artist
loki had full knowledge that the mistletoe would kill baldur. he had asked frgig what could harm him because he'd grown jealous of baldur
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Draconicat Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015
I can easily see it happening that way.  I can also see Loki having nothing to do with Baldur's death, but getting all the blame despite that.  And I can see Baldur totally having it coming....
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channeledchaos Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Great work, this was always my favorite of the Norse myths.
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aristi1982 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist
Excellent!
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Mossrygg Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Truly a sad scene in the mythology... Peter Madsen made a nice version of it though! :)
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Iglybo Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015
Love it :la:
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