TYR and SIGYN Picture

This week I bring you yet another set of illustrations created for the website NORHALLA, depicting one of my passions: norse mythology.

As my keen followers will attest, I've always been a huge fan of the Old Gods of Valhalla and I have a lot of illustrations here in my Gallery to prove it (and more are coming!). But I believe these are my best interpretations to date. The brief was simple, mostly because I had to work with very few directions except in that I had to try and convey the original roots of the myths with my particular style.
Everything from the colors, to the atmosphere and details of the images are carefully planned and I hope my passion does indeed show.

In this particular pieces, we have the hero of Asgard Tyr, and the faithful Sigyn. Tyr represents, personifies and is the source of bravery and is also associated with laws and heroic glory.
Sigyn represents and personifies commitment and loyalty. Being Loki's wife, she accompanies him during his captivity, holding a basin under the dripping venom of a snake hanging above him. The basin grows full and she pulls it away, during which time venom drops on Loki, causing him to writhe so violently that earthquakes occur that shake the entire earth.

Hope you enjoy it and please visit the website if you can: www.norhalla.com/

Nic.-
Skeggiold
Quad Myth Set - CLOSED
TYR and SIGYN
Leda and the Swan
Contest: Myth and Legend, Icarus