God of the Forge Picture

So here be my final project for my Mythology class! We had to pick a deity from some culture's mythology and do our own depiction of them, so I decided on Hephaestus, since he's always been one of my favorites. It kinda went and did its own thing stylistically as I was drawing it, so that was interesting. His symbol is the hammer and anvil, which are also the tools of his trade, and I read he also worked with golden jewelry so I threw some of that in there as well. He's also responsible for forging Zeus's lightning bolts, Achilles' golden armor, and he made Pandora, the first woman, out of clay. I gave him a marble pillar peg leg due to the whole permanently lame thing, and also because I thought it just looked cool. And lava arms! Just 'cause.
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