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Olympians by MessengerSelece Olympians by MessengerSelece
Here they are! Not THE 12 Olympian gods, but 10 of them plus Hades.

This was for my Design for Illustration class. The project was symbols. I chose the Greek Gods. :]

They're in this order because it looked the best.

I think they'd be cool as fact cards.

In case you have NO idea who they are:
Poseidon Zeus Hera Apollo Ares
Athena Artemis Hades Hephaestus Hermes

I chose to go with a 2 color...color scheme because it looked the nicest.

The animals behind them are their sacred animals. Now, I KNOW some of them don't make sense, but hey, I'M not the Ancient Greeks. I didn't make the rules or myths. I just follow them.

Hope you like them!

Please don't steal, reproduce, or use these without my permission.

EDIT: Now, I'm not saying that I don't appreciate comments, but really? I don't really care if you think that Ares' animal should be a boar or that Apollo's animal should be raven. I chose what I did because every god has a mile long LIST of animals that are sacred to them. I chose a vulture because I didn't want to draw a boar, and I chose a dolphin because I didn't want 3849723849 birds in the piece. I did what I wanted and that's that, ok?
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IllegalSympathy Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Just realized, wheres Dionysus?
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Wiz-kidAmber Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014
I wish there was a way to favorite this, because if there was i totally would. I'm a sucker for greek mythology, and this design... it's just.... IT'S BEAUTIFUL!!!):'~}
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SaraAdventurer Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool drawings :)
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Sentinial-64 Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
so just demeter and dionysus are left out? what animal would you pick for those two?
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bainboy Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013
and aphrodie and hades was not an Olympian
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joyhorse13 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013   General Artist
NICE drawing!!! I love Greek mythology (my fav. Olympian deity is Artemis), and I'm lovin' here your realistic drawing style fused with creative clothing designs.

If you're interested, I drew something similar (feedback welcome^_^!): [link]

Keep up the good work :)
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Bluejeanne Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I love this work; the colors, the form, the animals. Overall, great job! ^^

However, isn't Hades a non-Olympian? :/
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Bluejeanne Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Oh-ho, I re-read the description. ^^" Hehe, sorry 'bout dat. o3o
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BackUpMule Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013
Isn't Artemis' symbol a she-bear?
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MeliaKat Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
Just an FYI, Zeus' bird was the golden eagle, not the bald eagle. Nice work!
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lancecruize Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
CAN I USE IT ON MY PRODUCT HERE IN THE PHILIPPINES?
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:iconmessengerselece:
MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
No, absolutely not. Please don't reproduce this in any way, shape, or form.
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Emma350 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012
can i use ur picture for my essay? It is about the 12 olympian gods. i need to show pictures of the gods. I would love to use yours since they are so great and what i was searching for. i would separate them and paste them into my essay. of course i will give credits to you.
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012
That's fine. Good luck with the essay!
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Emma350 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
thanks
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frostdragon02 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
BEAUTIFUL!!
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
Thanks!
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:iconemma350:
Emma350 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
I love the pictures they are great
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
Thanks!
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Emma350 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
is it okay if i use your picture in my essay about the twelve olympians? i will put you into my bibliography:).
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sirsquidley Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
can i use this in this latin project im doing? Its beautiful and id appreciate it a lot! not sure if i have to hand in a bibliography, but if anyone asks, all credit goes to you :)
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
I'd rather you didn't, but thank you for asking.
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sirsquidley Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
ah sorry er
i made it sound like i was gonna bring the whole thing in as a project.. sorry
im doing this project and im making a poster, representing a god. And i got this idea to make olympus, but i want to make the mountain out of small images that represent that god. Its like a collage. Itll be minimized and i only need that one god, ill just cut the part out... its mixed with other minimized pictures, like a big box of things that represent and depict that god
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
Oh, no, that's totally fine then! I completely misunderstood your intent! As long as, if someone asks where you got it, you attribute it back to me, I'm completely fine with that. :] Good luck!
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sirsquidley Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
can i use this in this latin project im doing? Its beautiful and id appreciate it a lot! Not sure if i have to hand in a bibliography but if anyone asks, all credit goes to you :)
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tapirpunk Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful illustrations, and I couldn't agree more on your statement about your personal choice about which animal to represent which gods, there will always be those who agree with you and those who disagree, it was nice to read this in advance, this way you can avoid the anoying comments nobody actually wants to read :-p but anyways again, beautiful work, inspirational ! kodoo's !
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
Thank you!
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tapirpunk Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful illustrations and I agree with your statement off personal choice in which animal should represent which god, there will always be people who agree with the choices you made and people who don't, it was nice to read this in advance this way you can avoid the annoying comments. anyways, again, beautiful work, inspirational!
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Gabiih-Hinata Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist
can i use it? i will give credits of course... it's just for a collage
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
Sure, as long as credit is given. (sorry it took so long to respond; I was without internet)
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boboq Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012
i really love this for so many reasons! the style is simply amazing. the colors go great with each god/goddess. most people don't do green for Hermes, which sucks because green goes great with him. so many people forget/don't know that Hades uses a pitchfork. I personally like the dolphin for Apollo. great job on every aspect though! :)
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012
Thanks so much!
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boboq Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012
is Poseidon's animal a horse or hippocampus?
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012
It's just a horse, since he is credited with creating them.
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:iconboboq:
boboq Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012
gotcha :) thank you!
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XxCrimsonRxX Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVE THESE, I also relly liked the colr sceme u picked for each
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012
Thanks!
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Mansikkalimu Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012
This is really awesome!
I mean that the order and the symbols are perfection.

Why Hermes is green? I (in my mind) thought that he would suit for grey or blue... Artemis instead could be green... That's just my opinion. :))
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MessengerSelece Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012
Since Artemis is the goddess of the moon, I decided to stick with gray tones, and since Hermes is a sort of trickster god, I felt green would go well with him.
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Mansikkalimu Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
Now that I think that, it makes sense :D
I just thought that green would suit Artemis, because she is the godess of hunting... i forgot the moon. ;)
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invisible-glass Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
I love it! The bright two colour system and animals are very cool! I'd love to see what you'd do with Dionysus!
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AsetNuit Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012
Cool!
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Tikal143 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Student General Artist
This is the best thing EVER. :iconiloveitmoreplz:
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Seyneck Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
Great!
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Kiuesque Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
WONDERFUL!!!
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RainpathlovesArtemis Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011
looooove ittttttt
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bdoyle102 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011
Love the colors and the style
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Mandy-Of-The-Desert Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like your picture <3
Just Apollos animal is a mouse and Ares is boar...
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planeteer1988 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011
<3
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monkeykingthe3rd Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011
If Demeter was in there what would her animal be?
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