Bragi and Iduna Picture

hurrah, I've managed to finish a new painting!

Bragi is the Norse God of song and poetry - he is born from the sea, and his song wakens all things on earth - he also wakes Iduna, the Goddes of spring and eternal youth, who is born out of the earth. He is going to marry her, and she will be the keeper of the apples that give eternal youth to the Ases. Valhalla has just been built and its rainbow bridge is down, so the Gods can take a stroll on the newly created earth, and it's the first sunrise of the first day.

Somehow, since I've been living in New Zealand, I have difficulties recreating the dim light conditions of a Nordic day though... well let's assume that when the world was new, everything was brighter.

Hope you like!
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