HEPHAESTUS...god  OF ARTISTISANS etc. by Sherri     Nicholas

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DO YOU BELIEVE IN THE MTHS OF ANCIENT GODS..Many people do. I think maybe I do, there is a lot of testaments to say so..either way the ancients did believe in their gods!! so be it!!
Hephaestus (pronounced /hɨˈfiːstəs/ or /hɨˈfɛstəs/; Greek Ἥφαιστος Hēphaistos) was a Greek god whose Roman equivalent was Vulcan. He was the
Sometimes when I paint..wether it be digitally or hand painted. The canvas just sits there waiting for me to do something and sometimes It takes me time to start. after painting I used touches gimp to enhance it!!
I decided with my colors and then just let my spirit guide me..This guy is what turned out. I didn’t have any idea what to call him so I looked in Greek Mythology and came up this Hephaestus..

god of technology, blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metals, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes. The center of his cult was Lemnos, but he was worshipped in all of the manufacturing and industrial centers of Greece, especially Athens. Hephaestus was identified by Greek colonists in southern Italy with the volcano gods Adranus of Mount Etna and Vulcanus of the Lipari islands. His forge was moved there by the poets. more on
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Art is my love, heart and soul. I could paint digitally or traditional nite and day..

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  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...over 3 years ago

  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladeover 3 years ago

    Wow dear Sherri what a dramatic, intensely beautiful god. Love the fire, the passion and intensity of his presence very much. Very interesting too :)

  • Would you think I get my moods..hehe froms soft paintings to wild paintings..hehe..all over the place..thank you so much…have a good weekend!!

    – Sherri Nicholas

  • webbie
    webbieover 3 years ago

    Intense colors…great abstract Sis…huggggggz

  • I wasn’t going to put it out, I have so many things that I have done and this I have been working on here and there…for some reason I loved it..its way different then I are you!!!

    – Sherri Nicholas

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckerover 3 years ago

    WOW Sherri…this is awesome and LOVE the colors!!! Well done my friend :o)

  • Oh Dawn, I am so glad you like it..I have been working on it for awhile and got finished a week ago..but didn’t know what to name…so I looked Greek gods..hehe..thank you soooo much..appreciates lotss..sherri:):)

    – Sherri Nicholas

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindover 3 years ago

    WOW Sherri! This is so intense in color and powerful in design! You really knock my socks off with your amazing art! Fantastic!! LOVE THIS! And I loved reading your side bar info – so awesome. XOXOXOXOXOXO

  • hanks for the Laugh Shar, I am so happy you like it..I am all over the place with my paintings..huh? super soft and super bright and colorful..I like the word powerful..thank you again. I even found greek music..hehe it..Dear Shar!!!

    – Sherri Nicholas

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindover 3 years ago

    Well, it may have read funny, but I mean it quite seriously that you are extremely amazing, and I love your work so much! The range of what you can do is phenomenal. Pure talent! xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

  • you like the hanks for the laugh..hehe.oh dear Shar you are such a sweety…thank you so much for your support and always kindness ..your a special sister!!!! hugsxoxoxo

    – Sherri Nicholas

  • webbie
    webbieover 3 years ago

    Im ok sis…I love the colors the blending and the abstract of it..just got a head ack so was going Got Grace on film sanging a solo at her school play lol and can not down loaded it lol huggz

  • thank you lots Webbie, well that is terrible,what do you think is wrong..huggies

    – Sherri Nicholas

  • Debbie Robbins
    Debbie Robbinsover 3 years ago

    What a colorful delight Sherri… EYE CANDY here for sure… Love it… :))) hugzz xx

  • Eye Candy, you are a riot as always..I never say that to anyone are to funny…I love it to…

    – Sherri Nicholas

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 3 years ago

    wonderful look and colours grteat feel !@LIz

  • Hi Liz so nice of you to stop and leave such a wonderful sweet of you!!!

    – Sherri Nicholas

  • Chris Armytage™
    Chris Armytage™over 3 years ago

    OH this is fabulous Sherri, and the name is so appropriate … gorgeous depth of color and so vital … love it!!!

  • Oh dear Chris, thanks alot..from my softy paintings to big and vivid..all over the place when I paint..hehe thank you so always Chris so appreciated..
    hugss sherri:):)

    – Sherri Nicholas

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