RUAUMOKO -God of Volcanoes Earthquakes and Seasons Picture

In Māori mythology, Rūaumoko (also known as Rūamoko) is the god of earthquakes, volcanoes and seasons. He is the youngest son of Ranginui (the Sky father) and Papatūānuku (the Earth mother) (commonly called Rangi and Papa).

Ruaumoko Patera, named after this god, is one of many paterae (shallow craters) on Io, one of Jupiter's moons.
The earthquakes Rūaumoko causes are in turn are responsible for the change of seasons. Depending on the time of year, the earthquakes cause the warmth, or cold, of Papa to come to the surface of the land, resulting in the warming, or cooling of the Earth.[1][4]

Rūaumoko pulls on the ropes that control the land causing the shimmering effect of hot air, called haka of Tane-rore, and in some versions, earthquakes.[1]

Rūaumoko is also known as husband of his niece Hine-nui-te-pō, the goddess of death and a daughter of Tāne.
This is one of at least 16 Maori God images in store for me, took myself 25 hours to complete & am very happy with the final outcome of it. Had this idea for Maori mythology for some time now, so finally got it underway. Hope you all enjoy this, as much as I did drawing Ruaumoko. Hei ko nei ra!!!

A3 paper.
Black fine tip pen (Artline series).
And a shitload of patience.
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