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Chibi Norse God Parade by RasTear Chibi Norse God Parade by RasTear
Or Chibi Norse God Death Parade if you will.

I drew this shortly after the Loki and Bragi one, hence the similar style.

Soooo here we have Balder, Hoder, Loki, and Heimdall. The only character designs here (not colors >.o;; ) that are solid are Loki and Heimdall, Balder's getting closer though. I had a hard time designing Balder because if you read the myths they make it very clear that he is the most gorgeous thing in existance. Dear gods... So I had to try and make him prettier than Loki.... I kept making him more cute than pretty... bah, it's hard to tell with the chibiness but he's getting there. Still cute as hell though...

Hoder kills Balder with the help of Loki, and Heimdall is the one who goes up against Loki in Ragnarok. So, yeah. Poor blind Hoder, tricked into killing his own brother. *sniff* I think I was able to persuade my friend to have Hoder be in the Ra's Tear arc with all the other Norse gods... then I remembered he was killed shortly after the mistletoe incident... well, if I can have Balder float around like a spirit having no one listen to him when he tries to be the voice of reason, I can have Hoder do the same thing... sort of... :shakefist:

(PS: If I spelt any of the names wrong, it's because I'm too lazy to actually check my sources, so meh.)
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Svorga Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010
"So I had to try and make him prettier than Loki...." - no way you can do that. XD Loki is the most handsome thing I have ever seen... and the most egoisitc/narcistic too... :) and I like him this way.
Snofte Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Hummm... Norse god's... I am from NOrway so i have kind of grew up. With Tor and Odin and stuff... The day's are even called up afther them... -.- BUt very nice picture and you made them lock kind of funny! HAve you drwaed Odin or the Feneris Wolf to?
RasTear Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yep, one of the very few lasting things of the Norse Mythology in our culture today... the days... Pity that.
I'm almost comfortable with Odin's design and Fenrir... I need to learn how to draw wolves properly...
Icemaya Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't remember anything of Hoder dying, and I've read quite a lot about the norse gods (I had to as I'm Norwegian and it's part of our history, though I do actually enjoy reading about them) But I know that Loki was punished severely after tricking Hoder to kill Balder.
RasTear Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
Since Hoder is the one who threw the dart he was the one who killed his brother. Norse honor required Balder to be avenged, which was killing his killer. Hoder was killed right there when Loki high-tailed it out of there, though some versions skim over that for some reason. I am not sure why. But Hoder is quite dead by the time of Balders funeral.
Icemaya Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, well... heh, anyway I've got some inspiration to draw Norse gods now so they'll probably show up soon when i get time to scan them and stuff.
Lowland-Swagger Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2007
Hahahaha! I love reading Norse mythology! Now you've inspired me to draw my own versions of Loki and and the others.... Must fave!
DarkMichiko Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2007
You are so great. Egyptian mythology and now Norse. That is great.
Lokiclub Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2007
Yaa Loki!
BatNeko Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aww... Stupid Norse mytology, killing almost everyone off.
RasTear Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yeah, all but... two or something... and the two that survived weren't all that important except for the fact that they survived...
Stupid Norse honor. Hoder was tricked, but he still had to pay the price even though everyone knew it was Loki's fault.
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