Death Of Balder Picture

I spent the whole day on this so you’d better see this in full view.

Ok, so I’ve always loved norse mythology and the story about Balder’s death is one of my favorites, if not the one that makes me the most sad. I wanted to make a drawing that did the story justice and i really hope i succeeded… for now. Anyways, I based Loki’s face on the Marvel version simply because he happens to look how i always imagined him.

Some parts of the myth said Loki was jealous of Balder and wanted to make sure he stayed dead, but that was never confirmed so it’s still speculation. I think Loki was simply playing a trick that went seriously wrong and I wanted to portray that shock here.

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