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Orpheus by Minnhagen Orpheus by Minnhagen
This painting was originally made for CGSociety's "Steampunk Myths and Legends" Challenge, but unfortunately I never got around to finish it in time. Instead I finished it later, outside of the competition.
It's a steampunkish reinterpretation of the old Orpheus & Eurydice myth. Orpheus travels to the Underworld and plays his harp to Hades, Lord of Death, in an attempt to persuade him to release his beloved Eurydice. In this particular version, Death is a machine...
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:iconalexieutopie:
It's very well done !
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Mirrixor Jul 15, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Love it :love:
The concepts of the characters are really nice, and Cerberes looks very sweet as a robot doggy xD
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:iconreyai-bloodrose:
Oh that is amazing!
I absolutely adore your take on Hades. :D
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DragonLoverartis Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
i bet that violinist is Alex Rybak....playin FairyTale
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:iconlukemicallef:
And I'm guessing that's Persephone hiding behind Hades over to the left? Great pic! :D
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MasterMitosi Sep 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That is, :happycry: beautiful!
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:iconpascal2010:
wow!!it's fantastic!!
how did you do that?!
poor Orpheus ....
where is presephone?!
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MasterMitosi Sep 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
She's clinging to Hades' right arm.
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:iconpascal2010:
let me see...
oh!!she is persephone?!
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MasterMitosi Sep 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah.
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