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Pele, Fire Goddess of Kilauea

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First of two matching character designs for class this week- I decided to redraw the characters from my Pele and Poliahu comic ( [link] ), since I hadn't had time to design them before and I am now, arguably, somewhat more attuned to the nuances that go into character design. A little bit, anyway.

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tombola1993's avatar
Awesome depiction of Pele: The Volcano Goddess.
TheStoryCollector's avatar
My favorite Hawaiian Goddess! Love the lava hair and the tattoos!
PaTrish002's avatar
Shes looking like Wrathia from Avas Demon
Estonius's avatar
Killer design!
Sand-Dollar's avatar
oooo I love this! it's a good interpretation of the goddess, I love to tribal tattoos
Kerevon's avatar
So much I love about this.
SiKosar's avatar
love her hair.
tarorae's avatar
Love the lava flow-hair!
ShesGottaPlan's avatar
wow!!! great job :D
SapphireGamgee's avatar
Lovely! She kind of reminds me of Kida from Atlantis. I think it's the chest-wrap and the build. But I like it! Especially her "don't-mess-with-me" expression, and the fact that her hair looks like pahoehoe. Awesome!
BudgieFace's avatar
I love how her hair is like a mountain and lava.
asa-bryndis's avatar
Hawaiian mythology is so gorgeous and colourful. Beautiful interpretation of Pele, very powerful and striking.
weroblue's avatar
OM......OMG DuDe....this is amazing....anda HOt ....ada amazing D:
Anaconda-June's avatar
Very cool! Her hair looks like cooled igneous rock. The fishing hook pendant is a great touch!
like that she actually has hawaiian-type tattoos, rather than "tribal".... hawaiian tattoos are very geometric.
Haikera-Baiketsu's avatar
I love they way her hair looks like the lava flows. Very nice touch to this design. :)
tiga-the-were-cat's avatar
one of my favourite ancient gods c:
mercat's avatar
This is super awesome! I just got back from studying in Hawaii for a semester. Definitely wonderful (both your art and Hawaii!) =D
exdevlin's avatar
Oooh, that's definitely a more detailed redesign of Pele. So what ARE the finer nuances of character design?
tentaculus's avatar
As fiery as her temper. :+fav:
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