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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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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.
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!
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