Winter Picture

Sliat, angel of the west, of death, and of forbidden knowledge. He guards the way to the land of the dead, offers comfort to the grieving, and gives guidance to the lost souls who fail to reach the afterworld on their own.

Unlike some of the other mythological figures I've posted works about, Sliat doesn't do much to keep himself apart from people. He doesn't like authority, and considers angelic "otherness"-- as represented by, say, wings-- to be a symbol of it.

I used a bunch of different programs on this but in the end the important work was done with SAI and Painter IX.
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