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Fenrir by GENZOMAN Fenrir by GENZOMAN
AMIGOS DE VALPARAISO Y LA QUINTA REGION: Mañana Miercoles 2, estare a las 11 AM en la UPLA, dando una charla gratuita de color digital. Sera una charla sobre el proceso de ilustracion y diseño de personajes ademas una demo para quieran aprender el proceso en vivo. Nos vemos a las 11 en la Universidad de Playa Ancha. :)


Hi there! This is an image I did the last year for NatGeo: Everything Mythology with two of my favorite norse myth: Odin and Fenrir. I hope you like it.

PSCS4/Bamboo/7hours/music: Therion - Black Sun…

Fenrir (or Fenris) is a gigantic and terrible monster in the shape of a wolf. He is the eldest child of Loki and the giantess Angrboda. The gods learned of a prophecy which stated that the wolf and his family would one day be responsible for the destruction of the world. They caught the wolf and locked him in a cage. Only the god of war, Tyr, dared to feed and take care of the wolf.When he was still a pup they had nothing to fear, but when the gods saw one day how he had grown, they decided to render him harmless. However, none of the gods had enough courage to face the gigantic wolf. Instead, they tried to trick him. They said the wolf was weak and could never break free when he was chained. Fenrir accepted the challenge and let the gods chain him. Unfortunately, he was so immensely strong that he managed to break the strongest fetters as if they were cobwebs.After that, the gods saw only one alternative left: a magic chain. They ordered the dwarves to make something so strong that it could hold the wolf. The result was a soft, thin ribbon: Gleipnir. It was incredibly strong, despite what its size and appearance might suggest. The ribbon was fashioned of six strange elements: the footstep of a cat; the roots of a mountain; a woman's beard; the breath of fishes; the sinews of a bear; and a bird's spittle.The gods tried to trick the wolf again, only this time Fenrir was less eager to show his strength. He saw how thin the chain was, and said that was no pride in breaking such a weak chain. Eventually, though, he agreed, thinking that otherwise his strength and courage would be doubted. Suspecting treachery however, he in turn asked the gods for a token of good will: one of them had to put a hand between his jaws. The gods were not overly eager to do this, knowing what they could expect. Finally, only Tyr agreed, and the gods chained the wolf with Gleipnir. No matter how hard Fenrir struggled, he could not break free from this thin ribbon. In revenge, he bit off Tyr's hand.Being very pleased with themselves, the gods carried Fenrir off and chained him to a rock (called Gioll) a mile down into the earth. They put a sword between his jaws to prevent him from biting. On the day of Ragnarok, Fenrir will break his chains and join the giants in their battle against the gods. He will seek out Odin and devour him. Vidar, Odin's son, will avenge his father by killing the wolf.

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Reaper1998 Featured By Owner May 26, 2016
A monster wolf that can kill a god!  
Anastasiya-Nazarova Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! How fast!Oops! 
maldecidor Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2015
bye bye Fenrir Wink/Razz 
darkvoid64 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2015  Student General Artist
Fenrir rule!
coffeeboy1000 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2015
Excellent colours and very cool wolf.
Draconicat Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015
Cool Fenrir!  *cheers the wolf on*
OmniCat54 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Student Digital Artist
oh my god. You are, no lie, one of the best artists I have seen in a while! And you realy take the time to make art with a story! keep it up!
misty130 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015
woo! go fenrir! ^^

this is a joke for all fenrir fans out there.
I once killed Odin in the game Smite with my ultimate called "Ragnarok" lol
master-in-disguise Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014
its so clean.
ArtegaNoriega Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014
Kinda looks like Inutaisho
DaimoNxx Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014
Epic. Ragnarök is upon us. 
Nutcase9 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Death to Odin Gallows-Ghoul!
UnbearableME Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014
good old fenrir :)
thorman Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
que buen dibujo de odin vs fenrir es genial me encanta te felicito muchisimo genzoman es un gran trabajo amigo:D
SenescalRiffman Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
This is a powerful picture! 
FrostAndFyre Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Great picture, but the humanistic teeth on Fenrir are... unusual.
mutantninja0 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well it is described as a wolf-shaped monster Rabid Ren animated icon 
FrostAndFyre Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Those just don't look like teeth capable of biting off Tyr's hand. That's the only gripe I have with the picture. Otherwise, it's stunning.
mutantninja0 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well obvious awesomeness aside, you could say it grinds bone and flesh just as well as you'd suppose it could grind plant matter.
FrostAndFyre Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Mm. Still. It's one flaw in an otherwise flawless picture.
mack901 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
do you make comics
you should start a warrior comic epic
DaimoNxx Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
Ojor Va Russ! Fenrys Hjolda! Bad Wolf Sit! 
Dunaduna2000 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
Only Tyr have iron balls for that!
KingNicholas1 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Professional Writer
Fenrir was described as absolutely massive in size. Literally, he was so big that when standing at full height, his head scraped against the sky.

Now THAT is Canis Major.
TheElementalLord Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Not to mention Fenrir is said to also swallow the sun on Ragnarok, now that is size!!!
Stardash1 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
now that is really epic!
Sc3chCintr0n Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Now you're a man!
A man man man!
Now you're a man!
A many many man!
Ann-ssi Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014
Omo omo. I totally love the way how the monster is drawn~
Ulquiorra4163 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
Awesome pic. Think you could do Tyr? He tends not to get the props he deserves
mangacata Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014   Digital Artist
Ja-The-Shadow-Hunter Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
And that's where the lore of Tyr from Warcraft universe comes, about his missing hand and all.
Emerson-Fialho Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Professional Artist
Wow! Awesome!! :clap:
lupus1001 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
Both of them seem to be enjoying the fight.
Sarah-L-S Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't always have time to comment but I love all your mythology drawings and I like that you add more information in the description.

I just thought I'd say I feel somewhat inspired by this particular drawing work of yours, and want to try writing things from Fenrirs point of view. :)
poehalcho Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks like Homer Simpson D:
lokiragnarokdd Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
love this. Thor killing Jörmungandr would be epic. 
TerryWolfster Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
Por qué Fenrir tiene muelas humanas?
hypn0s-sama Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
It's just me or they seem to be smiling? I loved that...

The happiness of a great battle :D
sayterdarkwynd Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
love this piece. Great composition. Thanks for sharing!
Revan005 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
Mihoshi5 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
Epic art :la:
xchainlinkx Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
They look like they're enjoying themselves :P
CrystalSabre Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like the story and the spear thing in the picture.
tursiops33 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
That looks awesome!
Cazademonios666 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Odín, Mi padre, mi gran padre...Tan estoico y valiente que hace del Valhalla un sitio único.
Es increíble me encanto esta imagen. Saludos desde El Panteón de Belén y cuídate.
watchfifaworldcupont Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
watch fifa world cup all highlight in hd quality.
Satoshi444 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Amazing picture. I love it!
Shidyk Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome depiction of Fenrir
Insane101X Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
It's almost like a visualization of what going on in my mind when I'm listening to music!
Greed-kun Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
While amazing work as always, seeing a wolf with flat human-like teeth, instead of wolf-like is REALLY disturbing... :I
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