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Odin (Old Norse Óðinn) is considered the chief god in Norse mythology and Norse paganism, like the Anglo-Saxon Woden it is descended from Proto-Germanic *Wōđinaz or *Wōđanaz.

His name is related to óðr, meaning “mind”, “excitation,” “fury” or “poetry,” and his role, like many of the Norse pantheon, is complex: he is a god of wisdom, war, battle and death. He is also attested as being a god of magic, poetry, prophecy, victory and the hunt.

This one was a real blast to draw Originally done as a pencil sketch on A3 cartridge paper, I then scanned it into the ol’ PC and painted it up 100% in photoshop.

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battle, death, gods, mythology, norse, odin, religion, victory, war, wisdom

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  • ebonyjane
    ebonyjaneover 6 years ago

    this is a fantastic pice of artwork i would not want to get into war or a battle whith him
    neat work

  • Thanks Ebony!

    – WayneNichols

  • screamqueen
    screamqueenalmost 6 years ago

    great work!

  • Thanks Shannon!

    – WayneNichols

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