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Ragnarok: Fenrir Swallows Odin Whole

FINALLY!  I know it took me a super long time to show a new piece.  That will change soon, I'm pretty sure the pieces I have been doing for Fantasy Flight Games will be released in the upcoming weeks and months.  But as for this piece, I started this piece as a Viking project for Running with Paintbrushes.  As I got going I was delightfully interrupted many times with new commissions and a need for designing my wedding invitations.  This is a small event that happens during Ragnarok, the Norse Armageddon, where Fenrir, a giant wolf, swallows Odin, the Norse Zeus, whole.  Don't worry, because later one of Odin's sons, Víðarr, cuts Fenrir's belly open, freeing Odin.
So this is my depiction of that event.  I am Danish, so I take my viking heritage very seriously.  I have 2 viking themed tattoos, and collect as much Scandinavian things as possible.  Next year my future wife and I are planning a trip to Denmark.  Can't wait.  So Valhalla is burning in the background, destroyed by fire from the sky, and Odin is being eaten in the foreground, a very dire situation indeed.  Hope you all like it, I very much like Norse myths and I think I might do a series on Ragnarok and maybe other tales.  Have a nice day!   

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