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In Norse mythology, Loki ("wolf´s father") is a god or jötunn The son of two Giants, Fárbauti and Laufey, and the brother of Helblindi and Býleistr. He was so outrageously mischievous that he even sneaked his way into becoming a God. He was the first Anti-Hero, quick-witting his way out of the tight corners and confrontations caused by his misdeeds. But as time wore on he became increasingly nasty.

His first escapade was a very rampant romp. When the Gods were struggling to build Asgard, they found they'd run out of funds. Which is not surprising as money and banks hadn't been invented yet. All the basic construction had been completed but they needed a large protective wall. Loki came up with the plan of contracting a Giant to do the job. As payment, the Giant asked for the Sun and Moon and also the Goddess Freya if the work was completed to schedule. The Gods were not too sure. "Don't worry," advised Loki. "He'll never manage it on his own, even if he works night and day — and the deal will be off. We'll let him keep the wheelbarrow or something." Alas, the Giant was not on his own. He had a huge stallion called Svadilfari, which could haul boulders like there was no tomorrow. With three days to go, Freya was in distress and the Gods aghast. Now Loki, like fire and smoke, was a shape-changer, he changed himself into a mare and seduced the Giant's stallion. By whinnying and prancing off into the woods, Svadilfari was led far away from the stone pile. With his horse missing, the Giant didn't quite make the schedule. Seething with rage, he tried to take Freya by force, until Thor cracked his skull with his hammer.

Meanwhile Loki was having a fine old time frolicking in the fields. In fact he became pregnant, and decided to sample the joys of motherhood. He gave birth to a fine baby boy stallion with eight legs. He gave this as a gift to Odin and it was called Sleipnir. Loki was now well in with top God Odin and his son Thor, with whom he shared numerous adventures. Thor, the perfect fall guy, was persuaded to appear in drag as the prospective bride of a giant and other embarrassments. Thor could always be relied on to supply the muscle when corners became too tight for trickery.Loki had many run-ins with the dwarves, which he cheated at any opportunity until they stitched him up. Literally. They stitched his mouth shut, which kept him quiet for quite some time.

Loki never missed an opportunity to take advantage of any Goddess, despite already having had three wives. Glut who bore two daughters Einmyria and Eisa.Next was Angrboda, a giantess who spawned Fenrir the Giant Wolf, Jormungand the Earth-encircling Serpent, and Hel the Underworld Goddess. Finally there was his wife Sigyn, who produced their ill-fated sons Narvi and Vali.

Loki was seldom out of the Nordic News or the Sunday Runes. But his tricks came to an end after causing the death of Baldur. Loki is eventually bound by the gods with the entrails of one of his sons. A serpent drips venom from above him that his wife Sigyn collects into a bowl. However, Sigyn must empty the bowl when it is full, and the venom that drips in the mean time causes Loki to writhe in pain, thereby causing earthquakes. With the onset of Ragnarök, Loki is foretold to slip free from his bonds and to fight against the gods among the forces of the jötnar, at which time he will encounter the god Heimdallr and the two will slay each other.
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finalknight0x3 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
badass
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freakshow1987 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015
fenny!!!
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temus Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
algo que no entiendo es porque todas las representaciones modernas muestran a loki astado, he visto imagenes antiguas de el y no tenia cuernos por lo que vi.
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Nutcase9 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Student General Artist
All blessings to Loki the abused.
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LokiGirl72 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Student Artist
Whoa that looks more like a Dark Elf than a frost giant/Asgardian
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LokiOneyplz Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
I like this image a lot. You made me look very cool +favorite
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Cozzafrenzy357 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
Really Cool!!! have you ever been asked to draw Fenrir or anything like that?
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Lishadra Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Well dang
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xXCamper61Xx Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student General Artist
I just shit my selfWaaaah! Huh?! 
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erinirerinire1 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
NUUU!!! ITS TOO MANLY!!! DX THAT'S NOT LOKI!

Its good, though. Not a good Loki, but...
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ICommentOnStuff Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah I'm with you there. It's a great painting, but it's not the Loki I was thinking of, I was thinking of Tom Hiddleston's Dream-Boat Loki. LOL. When I saw this my first impression was "SHIT *runs and hides* Ur scary dude." But if they're going for the for the evil Norse God Loki, then they hit the nail right on the head.  
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dttb6296 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014
No I think it's pretty good actually.
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waxishi Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
Well an automatic pentakill for him.
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DeLissio9 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013
alooooot more hardcore looking than avengers
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:iconnewguy13:
NewGuy13 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013
Wow. Subtle. 
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mrbaconator1 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
badass
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JackOfAllTrades2012 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He's up all night to get Loki :D
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mark45xxx Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013
beautiful piece.
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disneyfreak234 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
nononononononononononoRun Away 
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disneyfreak234 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
BoogaBoogaBooga 
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Zyndarius Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Outstanding.
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Dudesky619 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
I freaking love this!!!
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MentalCosplayer2 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Student Writer
It took me two seconds to figure out who this guy was, and the horns gave it away XD
But any version still makes this god pretty hot! He looks mysterious and I love the little wolves under him!
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DraganTheMighty Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
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Kesslerbeast Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
You should do Odin! It just seems kind of strange that you have Thor and Loki and some other Norse Gods and Legends, but no Odin. Other than that, I love your art!
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nerber95 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013
Amazing
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Nerdy-Viking Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is how I always pictured Lopt (Loke, Loki, etc.) the treacherous after he consumed the heart of Gulvieg. I invision him in many ways as a tragic villain, as really he is consumed fully by the evil power from the Witch's heart which fueled his existing jotun blood to create chaos and strife, ultimately driving him to be the greatest threat to all of Asgard. The blend of man and demon is excellent for this rendtion, and I always felt that he wielded a sword at Ragnarok when he faced Heimdall. In some ways I think that Loki wanted the world to end rather than be consumed by the Giants rampant stupidity since he always loved the natural beauty of Midgard. Perhaps that was his reason for calling on Surtr to rise from Muspel and deliver the final blow (with thanks to Frey's horn to the eye)?
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YaoiLoverSama Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
...I love the upbeat way his story is told here...
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LeftHandOfDevil Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012
Pretty nice... But why does he have horns?
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Yui-Sakaino Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Compare this to the poor movie loki... haha.
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Alkenstine Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
wait didn't he kill a god by throwing a stick at him?
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LordPeachy Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Student General Artist
More or less; [link] (I was typing it myself, but it turned out to be a tad to long to put in a comment ^^; )
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Alkenstine Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012
rule one never mess with loki
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Sharkdong Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
really nice pic, but, i prefer the hiddles.
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wolfbane101 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
does anyone know the name of that type of weapon its been bugging me for ages, any way amazing job really captured his malevolence.
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Quakka Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
It´s cool that you have taken inspiration from norse mythology, there is an never ending load of ideas to be gained from it.
Love your work, didn´t even know you had deviant art account.
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EmiyaForjadeHierro Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
No es por criticar, pero para eso existe el internet, siempre me imagine a Loki más como un hechicero que como un guerrero y no con tanta... maldad en su rostro. Quiero decir, en verdad Loki es malvado pero siempre te lo presentan como un maestro del engaño por lo que siempre me lo imagine con una sonrisa maliciosa como si estuviera riendose de algo que todavia no sucedio pero pasara y será algo muy malo; con unos ojos que demuestren una maldad interna pero siendo sutiles a la vista de quienes lo ven, aquí en verdad parece endemoniado.
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alexscig Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012
I like this rendition of loki better than the marvel versions
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AncientGardianLegend Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Dude, you are awesome.
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DaRealLoki Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012
I approve!
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DifinitiveKai Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
for all you skyrim fans, anyone think Clavicus vile was based off of loki, their both mischievous gods, with horns that look exactly the same, especially on the masque of clavicus vile
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KevinWorld Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012
Excllent ^^
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Shattered-Wolff Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant!
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TheAsorlinsStrike Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
What? That's a very evil Loki.
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MrsWednesday13 Featured By Owner May 18, 2012
He's hot...I'm sorry I just had to say that. I love your artwork!
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CountessLlywelyn Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012
He SO is *nosebleed* =3
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MrsWednesday13 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
Yes! :D
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Byakkohimesama Featured By Owner May 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
con ver lo masho que se ve en esta imagen... me cuesta cree que fue violado por un caballo cuando se transformo en yegua y dio a luz a Sleipnir :XD:
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neckoruchan Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome! really great!
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monnanon Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
The norse legends are the best. In a way I am a bit annoyed with marvel over what they have done to the Norse gods but I cant help but love Lokis character in the films.
He embodies every part of the old legends in your picture, the colours are great, his pose is all bravado and he has a sense of danger to him too. I love this.
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