269. Firegiant Concept Picture

Decided to draw a Fire giant from Norse mythology, and needed to get the concept right in order to make this type stand out from the rest of the Giants, the regular Jotunn and the Frost Giant respectively. Decided for a draconic influence for these flaming behemoths, thick set frames and coarse features, kinda ogre-like really, complete with fangs and numerous scars from battle and wild relatively unkempt hair.

This type of Giant supposedly resides in Muspelheim, one of the Nine realms constituting the Universe of the Norse mythology, actually playing a vital role in the creation myth, yet the only myth that Refers to the Fire Giants are Ragnarok, twillight of the gods, the end of the World, wherein they will face off against the hosts of Asgard and the Norse gods.
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